On Friday, February 22, 2019, R&B singer R. Kelly turned himself in to the police in his Chicago hometown after a warrant was issued to arrest him.
TheBBC Newsconfirmed in a report yesterday that the 52-year-old musician has been slammed with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse on underage girls.
His lawyer,Steve Greenberg, also shared with theThe Associated Pressthat his client is innocent. The charges against him has reportedly made him to feel depressed.
According to the BBC, Greenberg’s request was turned down when he tried to have a discussion with R. Kelly’s prosecutors before the charges were filed.
Each count against the singer could fetch him a maximum of 7 years in jail per charge. A report byCNNconfirmed access to a video tape that “show Kelly having sex with a girl who refers to her body parts as 14 years old.”
The singer is expected to appear in court on Friday, March 8, 2019, following the charges files against him.
R. Kelly Reportedly Charged With Sexual Abuse On Underaged Girls
R. Kelly has reportedly been charged with sexual offences at a Cook County State’s Attorney office in Illinois.
This has been widely confirmed from sources such as theBBC NewsandCNN. The latter confirmed the information from two sources who are working on the case.
CNN also confirmed access to a video tape that“show Kelly having sex with a girl who refers to her body parts as 14 years old.”
Another report byThe Sun UKsays the singer will appear in court on Friday, March 8, 2019. The publisher disclosed that Kelly has been charged withten counts of aggravated sexual abuse on underage girls.