9:56 AM Pacific Time – The Osundairo Brothers lawyer, Gloria Schmidt, tells TMZ … "This is just another sad attempt by Jussi Smollett to try to trick the Osundario brothers, the city of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department. Claims, and may be punishable."
Schmidt adds: “The brothers were open and honest with the Chicago Police Department, testified under oath before the Grand Jury, and were ready to do it again in open court, if and when necessary.”
Jussi smollett went on the offensive … now he is suing the city of Chicago, claiming that officials created the story that he was the mastermind of the fake attack, and it cost him dearly.
In a lawsuit received by TMZ, Smollett notes that the Osundairo brothers were held for 47 hours, and they categorically denied any involvement in the attack. He says that only after they were assured that they would receive immunity did they begin to tell the story of a false attack in the streets of Chicago.
Smollett insists primary attacker there was a white man.
He says that to this day he does not know what part the Osundairo brothers had in the attack. He thinks that the police lured the brothers into a slanderous campaign.
Jussi sues the city, Osundairo brothers and several officials, including police superintendent Eddie johnson,
As we reported, the city of Chicago suing jussi recoup the costs of the investigation.
Originally posted – 6:22 AM PT