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Dark Lo Formally Charged With Witness Tampering In AR-AB Drug Case

Dark Lo has been formally charged with witness tampering.

The Philly was seemingly free and far out of the scope of the Fed’s radars, but the law finally caught up with him. With the trial of his music and label partner Abdul Ibrahim West commencing Monday, November 04, Dark Lo found himself behind bars for allegedly tampering with the key witness.

The rapper was picked up by police on Thursday, November 07, during an operation in his Philadelphia hometown. While there were speculations of why the rapper was nabbed, it is now official that he is being charged with making a government witness feel uncomfortable during the trial of AR-AB. During the last trial he attended, he was asked to leave the courtroom because his presence was affecting the ability of the witness to properly complete the testimony and questioning.

A warrant was then issued to search his home, and he was booked and taken in. He is currently in lockup at the Philadelphia Federal Detention Center. Reports coming from VladTV are that the witness is someone who wanted to be in the (Original Block Hustlaz) rap supergroup but for unknown reasons, did not make the cut.

We reported that the rapper was to be scheduled for a bail hearing on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. However, we are unsure if that still stands.

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On Thursday November 7th, Dark Lo was taken into federal custody in Philadelphia. He is currently being charged with tampering with a confidential informant. After three days of being in the court-room to support his best friend, fellow rapper AR-AB, Dark Lo was approached by Federal Agents and told a government witness did not feel comfortable testifying with him in the courtroom. Federal Agents then instructed Dark Lo leave the court house until the witness finished testimony. Dark Lo left the court room without incident and headed home. Upon arriving home, Dark Lo was met by Federal Agents who presented a search warrant looking for any correspondence and communication Dark Lo may have had with the government witness prior to his testimony. Dark Lo was subsequently taken into federal custody shortly after the search warrant was executed. Dark Lo’s arrest takes place after the recent release of American Made, an album in which the subject matter highlights the vast social and political injustices suffered by African Americans throughout the course of American history; and still remains very prevalent today. We are confident that Dark Lo will be exonerated of all the charges levied against him and he appreciates all of the prayers and support he has received during this very trying time. #FreeDarkLo

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