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Nicki Minaj's husband Kenneth "Zoo" Petty, has had his state charge for failing to register as a sex offender dropped, but he is still facing similar charges in federal court.

"The Kenneth Petty case was dismissed today because he faces similar charges in federal court," a representative for the LA County District Attorney's Office told Pitchfork.

Last week, the United States Attorney's Office of Los Angeles announced that Petty surrendered to federal authorities and was taken into custody on Wednesday. A grand jury indicted Petty for failure to register as a sex offender.

Petty pleaded not guilty and was released on a $100,000 bond. His trial is set for April 28. 

The charges stem from way back in April 1995, when Petty was convicted of attempted rape in the first degree. He reportedly served four years in prison for his crime. 

Nicki Minaj has not yet addressed her husband's latest arrest.