US singer R. Kelly has been accused of sexual abuse. The cases come from the years 1998 to 2010 and turn around a four-part minor victims, such as Chicago’s state attorney Kim Foxx said on Friday. Three of the victims were at the time of the alleged abuse between 13 and 16 years old.
According to the Prosecutor’s formal charges against the musicians were collected in ten points, of which nine on the abuse of the 17-year-old victim.
Kelly looks for decades, facing the charge of minors to women abused. In 2008, he had been six years after the indictment from the charges of child pornography, was acquitted.
The Chicago Tribune reported, citing court documents that the 52-year-old singer a warrant existed. R. Kelly should therefore be 8. March to appear in court.
victims lawyer: “It is over”
According to the victims lawyer Michael Avenatti, the now newly-arisen allegations be proven by a leaked Video to show the singer having Sex with a Minor. Avenatti had already announced some days ago that he had passed the Video to the investigator in Kelly’s place of residence, Chicago. The singer made the accusations through his lawyer.
“After ongoing sexual abuse and sexual Assault of underage girl wrote about 25 years to the day of reckoning for R. Kelly,” Avenatti at Twittter. “It’s over.”
at the beginning of January, the US channel “Lifetime had aired” a six-hour documentary in which several women accused the singer of having Sex with a girl under the age of 16. Other witnesses assure, through Hits like “I Believe I Can Fly” well-known musicians have kept women as sex slaves. As a consequence, the record label RCA announced the collaboration with Kelly. The allegations date back to the mid-90s, Kelly has denied on several occasions.