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Nicki Minaj's father's murderer is finally caught by the police!

The driver wanted for striking Nicki Minaj's father in a deadly hit-and-run has turned himself in the police. He  allegedly hit Maraj with his 1992 white Volvo at the intersection of Roslyn Rd. and Raff Ave. in the village of Mineola. Read more below and watch the picture of him getting arrested!

  •  Robert Maraj, was murdered at the age of 64 after being hit by an unidentified vehicle while walking through the streets of New York, on Friday, February 12th at around 6 PM.
  • Police arrested 70-year-old Charles Polevich, who cops believe is the person responsible for Robert Maraj's death.
  • He's been arraigned and charged with 2 felonies -- leaving scene of incident involving death of a person and tampering with or suppressing physical evidence.
Nicki Minaj and her father Robert

According to TMZ, cops say Polevich

"then exited his vehicle stood over the victim asked him if 'he was ok,' walked and returned to his vehicle and fled the scene." Cops say Polevich then drove to his home avoiding intersections and did conceal his vehicle in the detached garage at his residence."

Nassau County Police held a news conference where they announced that Charles Polevich, 71, of Guam, turned himself in to police in the hit-and-run death of Nicki Minaj's father, Robert Minaj. (FOX 5 NY)

Polevich's bail's been set at $250k and that he had to surrender his passport and his travel has been restricted to New York. At the time of the attack, cops said the driver fled the scene without a meaningful description from witnesses. Robert was rushed to a hospital in critical condition where he died from his injuries.

Nicki and her father had been photographed together embracing over the years. 

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