Lil Wayne sentencing postponed due to a courthouse fire

March 3rd, 2010 - 2:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Manhattan, Mar 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Lil Wayne’s sentencing has been postponed due to a basement fire in the courthouse. The Court spokesman David Bookstaver said that the sentencing was among the proceedings, which had to be canceled because of a basement fire at a Lower Manhattan courthouse. The rapper Lil Wayne was all set to start his one-year jail term after his sentencing on Tuesday. And now it looks like, he will again have to wait a while, to start his jail term.

Prior to this postponement, his case was had already been postponed on the 10th of February. In February Rapper Lil Wayne’s sentencing was postponed, so that he could have his dental surgery prior to serving his jail time. At the February court session, Lil Wayne didn’t speak a word, even though he had mentioned earlier to the TV interviewer Jimmy Kimmel, that his jewel-encrusted teeth had cost him $150,000.

It may be recalled that Lil Wayne pleaded guilty to a felony charge in October 2009. And for the same crime, he got a yearlong sentence. His prison time was set to begin on 9th February at the Rikers Island in New York, but that was postponed to the 2nd of March due to his dental surgery, and now it has been postponed again, due to a basement fire in the courtroom.

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