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AMERICAN R&B STAR R. KELLY SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT

The Federal high court in Brooklyn, USA, has sentenced popular American R&B singer, R.Kelly, to life imprisonment for sexually harassing boys and girls for decades.

R. Kelly in court.

The music star was found guilty on Monday, 27th September 2021, on all nine charges allocated to him including racketeering and violations of the Mann Act (1910), which forbids the transportation of “any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery or any other immoral purpose.”He was later sentenced to life in prison by a jury of seven men and five women who came to conclusion on his case.

The singer has taken to his Facebook page to appeal to his fans, and apologize for the disappointment. He wrote:

Pictures: Getty Images; @R. Kelly/FaceBook

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