Bobby Shmurda is still in prison, according to a Rikers Island representative.
The rapper (born Ackquille Jean Pollard), is currently being held in the NYC jail’s West Facility, which contains the department’s Contagious Disease Unit (CDU).
According to the source, Pollard was admitted into the West Facility December 19, two days after reports say he was apprehended by police at Quad Studios in midtown Manhattan.
Yesterday (January 5), an Instagram video shared by aspiring singer Yung Relle captured the “Hot Boy” rapper clutching his gold chain, saying “I’m back baby.”
The caption also claimed that Shmurda had been released. “My Bro Is Back,” he wrote, along with the hashtags “#DontTellNobody, #bobbyshmurda and #Yungrelle.”
Pollard was initially indicted on charges including reckless endangerment, criminal possession of a weapon, conspiracy to commit murder in the second degree and criminally using drug paraphernalia.
The bail for Pollard was set at $2 million. If convicted, he will face up to 25 years in prison.
Pollard’s attorney, Howard Greenberg, could not be reached for comment.
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