Singer R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 Years in Sex Abuse Case

Wednesday - 29/06/2022 15:22
R&B star was convicted last year of using his entourage to recruit women and underage girls for sex
R. Kelly stands with his lawyers during his sentencing hearing Wednesday at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in New York. PHOTO: JANE ROSENBERG/REUTERS
R. Kelly stands with his lawyers during his sentencing hearing Wednesday at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in New York. PHOTO: JANE ROSENBERG/REUTERS

A New York federal judge sentenced R&B singer R. Kelly to 30 years in prison Wednesday for racketeering and sex-abuse offenses.

Mr. Kelly was convicted last year of using his inner circle to recruit women and underage girls for sex. Jurors found him guilty of eight counts related to coercing and transporting women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activity and one count of racketeering, including that he had participated in acts of bribery, kidnapping, sexual exploitation of a child and forced labor.

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