Singer Chris Brown risk losing his pet monkey to authorities, as reports has it that his Monkey has been slapped with two criminal charges, after a call was put through on the Monkey’s involvement in a crime.
According to a report by TMZ, legal documents, obtained from the Los Angeles City Attorney is charging Chris Brown with two counts of having a restricted species without a permit. The crimes carry a maximum sentence of 6 months in jail.
He was reported to have gotten himself a baby capuchin monkey named Fiji, and he started taking major heat after posting a video of his then-3-year-old daughter, Royalty, playing with the exotic pet. People thought the wild animal posed a danger to his kid, but Chris told everyone to take a chill pill.
But law enforcement sources say some unnamed persons notified the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, who launched an investigation.
Mr Brown didn’t have a permit for the monkey, so authorities got a search warrant and planned to raid his home, but he voluntarily agreed to surrender the exotic pet. Chris is due in court Feb. 6.