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Photos: #Empire actor Jussie Smollett is under arrest, Chicago Police say

Jussie Smollett handed himself into police at 5am on Thursday after being charged with filing a false police report.
Late on Wednesday night, Smollett was charged for allegedly staging the January 29 attack and then lying repeatedly to police about it after Nigerian brothers Abel and Ola Osundairo testified against him before a grand jury.
The brothers say he paid them to carry out the attack and that he also sent a threatening letter to himself a week earlier. Within hours of him being charged, Smollett's attorneys arranged for him to hand himself in quietly at Chicago's 1st District afterwards. He appeared in his mugshot wearing a black puffer jacket, staring blankly at the camera.
Smollett told police that he was attacked by two masked assailants who punched him, poured bleach on him, tied a noose around his neck and called him 'Empire n****r f****t'. No footage has ever emerged of the incident itself.
In the video taken inside the store the day earlier, the brothers look calm in the video as they bring the items to the register.
Abel, whose full name is Abimbola, is dressed in a blue plaid jacket. About 30 seconds into the video, he puts his hood up while standing at the register. His younger brother Ola, who once appeared on Empire as an extra, is in a green jacket. Surveillance footage emerged on Wednesday showingĂ‚ Ola and Abel Osundairo buying ski masks the day before the attack


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