The ongoing case can be turned against the victim.
Jussie Smollett's hate crime case is on its way to court next week, according to law enforcement sources that spoke to TMZ . These sources, linked to the ongoing investigation, claim that the police department keeps the original suspects, Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo, within reach of downtown Chicago in an effort to protect them from external influence. Apparently, they insist on blocking any contact between the Osundairo and Smollett brothers.
According to previous reports, the brothers called Smollett as part of the attack's orchestration. Based on this development, the measures point to keeping Smollett in contact with them on a turn. While the Chicago Police Department continued to confirm Smollett's treatment as the victim in this case, the testimony of the Osundairo brothers could be exploited to reject the complaint and even lead to Smollett's own charge of filing a false police report.
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If Smollett has proven to have planned the planned scenario and produced his story, he could make crimes related to the difficulty of the accusations. The penalty for this type of false report ranges from probation to imprisonment between 1 and 10 years. The police have already stated that Smollett would be held liable if needed.
The police are said to have found demolished magazines in brother's home, which could draw the threatening letters sent to the Jussie 8 days before the attack along with other evidence. Osundairos was arrested shortly after the raid, but later released without taxes.
Sources say the brothers bought the rope tied around Smollett's throat. There are no video recordings to prove this purchase because the surveillance recordings are automatically cleaned after one week.
This comes after reports from Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo, admitting to practicing the attack with the Empire actor and accepting a $ 3,500 payment of the promised $ 4,000 to follow up on the attack.