Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Miraj, was killed on February 12th in a hit & run accident that occurred in Nassau County, New York. He was 64 years old at the time of his death.

According to reports Miraj was walking on the road in between Raff Avenue and Roslyn Road on February 12th when a vehicle suddenly slammed into him around 6 p.m. The driver would immediately leave the scene before witnesses could get a good description.

Now the man responsible for the hit & run and the death of Nicki Minaj’s father has been arrested and taken into custody. The man is 71-year-old, Charles Polevich, who’s now out on bail. He was with leaving the scene of a deadly accident and tampering with evidence.

Detective Steven Fitzpatrick of Nassau County Police stated, “He was absolutely aware of what happened. He got out of the car and he looked at the deceased, got into his car, and made the conscious decision to leave instead of dialing 911, instead of calling an ambulance for the man. e went home and secluded the vehicle. He’s well aware of what he did.” Nicki Minaj has yet to make a public comment on the death of her father.