The official position of the Public Prosecution office was raised to the court on Wednesday (June 8). In addition, the Prosecutor General’s Office requested a fine of 55 years R Kelly In the amount of 50 to 250 thousand. dollar.
R. Kelly (Robert Sylvester Kelly), The popular singer and author of, among others, the hit “I Believe I Can Fly,” was indicted on all nine counts in September 2021, eight of which relate to violating the so-called Security Act that prohibits the importation of women from other countries “for the purpose of prostitution or prostitution.” One count of organized crime.
In the prosecution’s argument, we can read that R. Kelly has shown no remorse for what he has been doing since his arrest to date, and that his actions have been motivated by the belief that “his music career would justify any of his behavior – no matter how harmful, insulting, and offensive to the law”.
R.’s lawyer did not comment. Kelly on the prosecution movement.
The prosecutor’s letter also stated that the singer’s sentence was intended to deter potential sexual abusers.
We read: “Prolonged imprisonment will deter others – including the rich and famous and the immense power that their status gives them – from similar crimes.”
The trial was the culmination of many years of accusations against a musician who, according to witnesses, sexually assaulted young girls – often minors – by treating them as slaves and forcing them to make ends meet. One of his victims testified, inter alia, that he held her for two days without food or drink before raping her. Among his victims was another music star, High (a look!), whom Kelly married illegally when she was 15.
The verdict is scheduled for the trial of R. Kelly famous on June 29.
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