again and again there were accusations against the singer R. Kelly and the public Prosecutor's office accuses him of sexual abuse in ten cases. Him a prison sentence of up to 70 years threatens.
With his Songs R. Kelly has thrilled millions of Fans all over the world. However, since the beginning of his career, there were always allegations and charges, the singer of forcing underage women to sexual acts.
the beginning of the year ran on US television, the six-part documentary series "Surviving R. Kelly" - "How I survived R. Kelly". In it young women described how they were as minors, victims of the singer. One of them is the time of the crime, 16-year-old Jerhonda Pace was: "If I refused to have Sex with him, then I was locked in a room," she said.
After the broadcast of the documentary series, several alleged victims of singer-registered at the public Prosecutor's office in Chicago. Victims ' attorney Michael Avenatti said he had asked the Prosecutor's office, a nearly 45-minute Video. In it, R. Kelly was having Sex with a Minor, says in the Video, she was only 14.Up to 70 years in prison
attorney, of Chicago, Kimberly Foxx, has now accused the 52-year-old singer due to severe sexual abuse in ten cases - on the basis of deeds which should have been between 1998 and 2010, occurred. Specifically, it deals with four young women, three of whom at the time between 13 and 16 years old. In the case of a guilty verdict, a Prosecutor Foxx, had to R. Kelly for "each of the ten charges to expect three to seven years of punishment".
The singer up to 70 years in prison. In the course of the day, Kelly must appear before the court. Then, it is decided whether he is up to the process beginning at the 8. March can be released on bail or in custody.acquittal eleven years ago
in 2008, there was a similar indictment against R. Kelly. At that time, the jury acquitted him, however, at the end, because they were not convinced beyond doubt whether it really was a singer, had in a Video having Sex with a 13-Year-old. To make matters worse, at that time, the victim was not ready to against the singer to testify.
This time is different: Obviously, there is a clear Video, multiple testimony, willing to sacrifice - and yet something has changed between 2008 and 2019, stressed the legal expert Rikki Klieman in the CBS: "of course the Me-too movement!"
R. Kelly denies yet the allegations. The singer was "extremely disappointed and deeply shocked" about the charges, said Kelly's lawyer. He was, however, ready to face the police and the judiciary.Atlas |USA |Chicago