Charges Dropped for Lawmaker


News 25 brought you a story about a state representative arrested on domestic violence charges. It turns out it was all a lie.
The daughter of a Mississippi lawmaker says she lied to police last week by telling them her father had hit her during an argument. Democratic Representative Kabir Karriem of Columbus was arrested last Tuesday and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence.
His 18-year-old daughter has signed an affidavit saying she made a false statement to police about him hitting her in the head.
Karriem represents District 41 in Lowndes County.