Judge orders 50 Cent not to sell fire-ravaged property

Rapper's mansion was destroyed there last month

A judge has ordered 50 Cent to keep the New York property where his mansion was destroyed by a suspicious fire two weeks ago.

The rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, was told by New York State Supreme Court Justice Carol Edmead that he may not sell the Long Island property.

He was also ordered to put insurance proceeds in a trust account pending the outcome of his dispute with ex-girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins, reports the Associated Press.

The home was at the centre of a legal dispute between 50 Cent and his ex-girlfriend, which became increasingly heated just before the fire, as previously reported.

Six people inside the Dix Hills home were taken to a hospital for smoke inhalation treatment and then released.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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