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Bobby Shmurda Rapper sues NYPD over false arrest

According to a federal lawsuit, the "Shmoney Dance" singer claims he was hanging out at a friend's crib on Rockaway Parkway in Brooklyn on June 3, 2014 when cops knocked on the door.

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American rapper, Ackquille Pollard a.k.a Bobby Shmurda, has revealed he wants to get paid by the city for an alleged false arrest on gun and drug charges by the New York Police Department.

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According to a federal lawsuit, the "Shmoney Dance" singer claims he was hanging out at a friend's crib on Rockaway Parkway in Brooklyn on June 3, 2014 when cops knocked on the door.

"When one of the occupants opened the door a slight bit to see who was there, Officer Douglas Corso and other police officers kicked in the door and illegally entered the residence without a search warrant," according to the suit filed Friday, April 29, 2016 in Brooklyn Federal Court.

The cops claimed Shmurda tried to hide a handgun inside a couch.

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Shmurda, however claims that while the cops were allegedly ransacking the apartment, they taunted him by "chanting the lyrics to his chart-topping songs," the suit states.

Neither the gun, nor drug paraphernalia seized from the apartment belong to Shmurda, he claims.

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Shmurda did not file a civilian complaint with the CCRB about an illegal search, his lawyer said.

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The gun charge in Brooklyn was eventually dismissed, but Shmurda is currently facing weapons possession charges in separate cases in Manhattan and the Bronx. He claims he suffered permanent "nervous shock and mental anguish" as a result of the arrest.

Watch Shmurda in 'Shmoney Dance' in video below:

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