Meek Mill Files Appeal Petition Over Cop's Alleged False Testimony

Meek Mill Files Appeal Petition Over Cop's Alleged False Testimony

The "Wins and Loses" rapper is now in prison for violating probation stemming from that case, but documents say Graham's past on-the-job behavior needs a review.

Meek's legal team has filed a Post-Conviction Relief Act petition on the basis that Graham was lying during his testimony. He disputed Graham's claims that Mill pointed a gun at anyone, that officers were forced to yell "drop the gun", and that Meek attempted to flee.

This week, buzz developed about Meek's legal team trying to free him from a four-year jail bid because of dirty cops tagging him to past crimes. This list includes one now-retired officer named Reginald V. Graham who arrested the rapper in 2007 and is connected to the case related to his current probation violation matter, according to a Philly.com report. Gibson says Meek merely took a gun out of his waistband to discard it, according to the docs. The officers, as reported by the writers of the story, had a "history of lying, racial bias, or brutality, in a move to block them from testifying in court".


As well, the petition cites sworn affidavits by two former Philadelphia police officers issued to a licensed private investigator earlier this month - further calling into question Graham's credibility. Among other things, he claimed that Graham "frequently stole" money found during searches and "often beat people he considered suspects". Sources told The Philadelphia Inquirer Tuesday that Graham, who retired from the department past year, was included on the list. He also testified that a confidential informant later make another purchase from Mill, information that was used to obtain a warrant for the search of a home where Meek ultimately was arrested.

In the docs, Meek says Graham admitted to a fellow officer he'd roughed up Meek during his arrest.

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