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Meek Mill's request for reduced jail time rejected

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Jul 21, 2014 | 10:40am EDT

Incarcerated rapper Meek Mill has lost his bid for reduced jail time for violating the terms of his probation. The Ima Boss hitmaker was sentenced to three-to-six months behind bars earlier this month (Jul14) after he failed to abide by the rules of his parole, linked to his 2009 drug and guns conviction. His lawyers returned to court in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for an emergency hearing on Friday (18Jul14), but their request for a lighter sentence was rejected. Mill will now remain in jail until at least September (14), although his attorneys are planning to take their appeal to a higher court.

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