“They are being paid handsomely to sabotage my tour”: Nicki Minaj arrested for possession of cannabis in an airport

“They are being paid handsomely to sabotage my tour”: Nicki Minaj arrested for possession of cannabis in an airport
“They are being paid handsomely to sabotage my tour”: Nicki Minaj arrested for possession of cannabis in an airport

American rapper Nicki Minaj was arrested at Amsterdam airport on suspicion of possession of cannabis, Dutch media reported on Saturday May 25.

The singer, who was to give a concert in Great Britain in the evening, published images of herself during her interrogation on social networks.

Police confirmed to AFP that they had arrested a 41-year-old American woman, but refused to confirm that it was Nicki Minaj. “We never confirm the identity of a person detained but I can confirm that we have arrested a 41-year-old woman suspected of trying to export soft drugs to another country“, Robert Kapel, spokesperson for the military police, told AFP.

“The interrogation is still ongoing,” added Robert Kapel. The rapper wrote on

Transportation of drugs banned in the Netherlands

“Keep in mind that they took my bags without my consent”she wrote on X, ensuring that her bodyguard had recognized that these cannabis joints belonged to him.

“This is what it looks like when people are paid handsomely to try to sabotage a tour,” she wrote on Instagram.

Contrary to the idea widely conveyed abroad, the sale and consumption of hashish, cannabis and their derivatives, which for decades have attracted smokers from all over the world, is not legal in the Netherlands.

Since the 1970s, so-called soft drugs have been there “tolerated”And “authorities choose not to prosecute offenders“, according to the government website.

Until now, it was completely illegal to cultivate cannabis in the Netherlands and to supply the popular sales establishments. Transporting drugs to another country remains illegal.

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