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Karriem's Daughter Claims She Lied to Police About Assault

Karriem's Daughter Claims She Lied to Police About Assault

Kabir Karriem’s adult daughter now claims she lied when she told a police officer her father hit her in an Oct. 10 altercation.

Karriem’s attorney, Austin Vollor, provided The Dispatch this morning with a screenshot of an affidavit 18-year-old Mariah Yazmine Karriem signed recanting her original statement to police. Vollor said he will file the affidavit later today in Columbus Municipal Court.

“The police showed up and I told the officer my father hit me in the head,” Mariah says in the affidavit. “That statement is false.”

Karriem, a former Columbus councilman who now represents District 41 in the Mississippi House of Representatives, turned himself in at Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department on Oct. 11 on a domestic violence count and was released the same day on his own recognizance.

Mariah told Columbus police officer Eric Potts her father….

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