Men were arrested on a Friday night in connection with a possible attack on the actor Emperor by Jussi Smolletta.
Police have not released any allegations. Intimate knowledge of the investigation tells CBS 2 The Investigator Brad Edwards attack on Smollett was potentially organized by the actor and with the participation of two other men.
But the police said while there is no evidence to support the alleged attack, there is also no evidence to suggest that this is a hoax. They said that Smulelet collaborated at that time and continues to treat her as a victim, not a suspect.
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December 29. On the suspects investigated by detectives, brothers who worked in the Empire with Smollett.
Police raid a raid on their home on Wednesday, the same day they met the police at O'Hara International Airport when they returned from their trip to Nigeria.
Gloria Schmidt, a lawyer representing the two men in the case, stated that they were in the middle of the night at the Central Headquarters of the Central District. 19659003] "When they first discovered what had happened to them, they were horrified. This is someone they know. This is someone with whom they worked, so they do not want to see someone go through it, "Schmidt said.
Schmidt said that the police detained his clients on Wednesday night at the customs office in Hare. The two men returned from their trip to Nigeria when the officers made a raid on their family home on the North side.
The police left the inventory list. Some of the seized items include black mask hat, empire script, phone, receipts, red hat and bleach.
Smollett reported that two men attacked him at Streeterville around 2 am on January 29. home to his apartment. He said that they were screaming at him racial and homophobic bad guys, poured on him some kind of chemical and even put on a rope around his neck.
"When the police came, I was wearing clothes. I held the rope, "Smollett said. "I mean, it was not like turning around, but so, it was around because I wanted them to see. I wanted them to see what it is."
36-year-old Smollett – black and open gay. were in the area during the alleged crime.