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R & B singer Kelly goes to jail for 30 years

R. Kelly has been convicted of a multi-platinum R & B singer for decades using his stardom and wealth to lure women and underage girls into his orbit for physical contact. , I was sentenced to 30 years in prison yesterday. This ruling was imposed by US District Judge Ann Donnelly of the Federal Court of Justice in Brooklyn. Kelly, 55, last September after a five-and-a-half-week trial that amplified the accusations that plagued the singer of the Grammy-winning hit “I Believe I Can Fly” since the early 2000s. Was convicted of. He is one of the most prominent people convicted of sexual misconduct during the #MeToo movement against such acts by prominent men. Yesterday, some women who testified to Kelly during the trial talked about how Kelly promised to guide them and help them achieve stardom. Many have stated that abuse persists mental health problems. Kelly (full name Robert Sylvester Kelly) has repeatedly denied accusations of sexual abuse. He wore a black face mask and beige prison clothes at a hearing yesterday. Kelly was convicted of nine criminal charges. This includes one and eight violations of the Mann Act prohibiting the transport of people across state boundaries for prostitution. Prosecutors sentenced Kelly to more than 25 years in prison for showing “ruthless disregard” and no regrets to the victims. Defense lawyers claim that Kelly is a mandatory minimum period, claiming that his history as an abused child may have led to his deviant behavior and that he no longer poses a threat. He said it was worth it within 10 years.



http://www.gulf-times.com/story/720214/R-B-singer-Kelly-gets-30-years-in-prison R & B singer Kelly goes to jail for 30 years

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