BREAKING: Chicago Police release two Nigerian brothers citing NEW evidence in Jussie Smollett case!

The police in Chicago have now released the two Nigerian brother who were arrested earlier this week, and they are citing new evidence:

ASSOCIATED PRESS – Chicago police say they have released two Nigerian brothers who had been arrested earlier in the week on suspicion of assaulting “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, saying that detectives have additional investigative work to complete.

The men were picked up by police Wednesday at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and their apartment was searched Thursday. They were questioned Friday but police were obliged to release them if they had not been charged within 48 hours.

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted: “Due to new evidence as a result of today’s interrogations, the individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charges.”

Here’s the tweet:



Earlier today Police said the two were arrested on the suspicion of assault and battery:

Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi also says the suspects were arrested on suspicion of assault and battery. He says department policy prohibits him from naming the victim but says that he can say the two Nigerian brothers were arrested in connection with the case involving the ”‘Empire’ cast member.”

Well that’s an interesting twist. This Smollett investigation seems to be full of them.

Stayed tuned!

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crc2011
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crc2011

Two story’s about Smollett another about some nut job reporter and another one on two nut jobs on the morning schmo mocking another nut job AOC, and the icing on the cake is Trump mocks Acosta. Great im reading the Enquirer .

trytothink
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trytothink

The picture of those MAGA-lovin’ racist alt-righters serves as a reminder of how we need to #resist! /sarc

ThorzHammer
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ThorzHammer

This thing is about as bent as Smolett

CaptBill56
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CaptBill56

These 2 stacked brothers ( biologically speaking, not “ brothers”) “ mugged him and all he got was a scratch under his R eye? Something stinks in Nigeria

HAMMERING HANK
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HAMMERING HANK

Can you say HATE HOAX?

cookiebob
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cookiebob

It’s probably a good idea not to assume anything we hear in the media is accurate.

The guy could be telling the truth. And they didn’t arrest these guys.

We honestly can’t know it was a hoax anymore than we can know it was not, and if he’s a victim we should care. No one should be treated like that.

Sentinel
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Sentinel

So glad a picture of them is now circulating, helping to make them famous.

Dr. Strangelove
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Dr. Strangelove

Looking at these two guys I wonder what kind of sandwich Smollet was actually looking for.

pybop
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pybop

Chicago interfered with the laws of economics by artificially raising the minimum wage to 15.00/hr…and was cheered on by the tens upon tens of thousands who will either never find an entry level job or will lose their entry level job due… to the unaffordability of some of those jobs.
Hint…prices will escalate …and suddenly you’ll “need” a 30.00/hr minimum wage in order to “survive”

trapper1960s
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trapper1960s

Yep I would have thought they were white

NewWest 123
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NewWest 123

Were they Legally here? Just wondering cause they wanted everyone to know they were Nigerian…

D Guest
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D Guest

Are the CPD guys just having fun with all this, making Smollett sweat as long as possible before they charge him? They must have known this is a hoax for some time now, and it’s amusing the way they’ve handled the Nigerians.

Of course, it’s hard to be too concerned with this when our country has just been declared essentially border-free. Terrorists-Without-Borders will be here any day now.

KeninIL
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KeninIL

Hope Mr. S has to pay the bill for all the investigators time plus costs to pull the 2 guy off the plane. — and damages and penalties. $500K should do it!

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