R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison: the conditions required for his possible release

Although he pleaded not guilty and always claimed his existence, R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex crimes. The media TMZ mentioned the conditions that the fallen star of R&B had to meet if she wanted to regain her freedom.

Ten months after his trial in New York, after which he was found guilty on all nine counts against him, R. Kelly knew the verdict this Wednesday, June 29th. Accused of sexual abuse, kidnapping, witness subordination or even being at the head of a sexual exploitation network, the 55-year-old singer has just been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

A court decision far from satisfying the victims. One of them declared during a press conference relayed by 20 minutes :

I was a singer in the making, I was a girl full of life, very innocent but very motivated. I was approached at the mall in Aventura, Florida, with the promise of a simple personal accompaniment. And I was quickly turned into, I would say, a sex slave.

And to express his bitter disappointment:

Personally, I think that’s not enough.

R. Kelly incarcerated in his home state

It is in an Illinois penitentiary that the fallen star of R&B will have to serve his sentence. In the meantime, R. Kelly is being held at the Medical Detention Center in Brooklyn and is being watched 24 hours a day to prevent a possible suicide. What his attorney called a “violation of his Eighth Amendment rights.” While he intends to appeal, Judge Ann M. Donnelly reminded R. Kelly at the last hearing of the strict conditions he will have to meet once released.

According to information reported by TMZjustice ordered that R. Kelly follow therapy to treat sexual problems upon his release from prison. He will also be forbidden to approach anyone under the age of 18, apart from family members and staff connected with his therapy. Robert Sylvester Kelly, his real name, will still be considered a potentially dangerous individual for five years. A time he will live on probation.

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A dependent documentary

It was in 2019 that justice began to look a little more closely at the actions of the interpreter ofI Believe I Can Fly. In 2019, the broadcast of the documentary netflix, Surviving R. Kellyin which several young women accuse him of having drugged them, kidnapped them and abused them, set fire to the powder and encouraged six women and two men to file a complaint.

R. Kelly is not done with justice. He must soon explain his marriage to the late Aaliyah and respond to another morality case in the State of Minnesota.

Source: www.starmag.com

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