Often termed ‘King of R&B,’ R Kelly was arrested with sex crime charges in Chicago. This arrest took place on Thursday night. The 52-year-old is facing as many as 13 federal sex crime charges. Subsequently, it is expected that he would be taken to New York.
R Kelly is looking at 13 federal sex crime charges, including child p*rnography
According to US attorney spokesman, Joseph Fitzpatrick, this indictment against the singer was handed down at the federal court, northern district of Illinois. Moreover, this indictment also consisted of charges including child p*rnography and obstruction of justice among others. Fitzpatrick quoted, “The counts include child porn, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice.”
But this is not the first time that R Kelly has been arrested on sex charges
In fact, this is the second time this year for the Grammy winner. He was first arrested in February 2019. At that time his charges included 10 counts in Illinois that revolved around four women. Moreover, three of these women were minors at the time they were, allegedly, sexually abused. But R Kelly pleaded “not guilty” and was later released on bail.