R&B artist R Kelly was arrested on Thursday evening on sex trafficking charges, as indicated by American law authorities.
The 52-year old was arrested in Chicago on Thursday night on 13 government sex Kelly is charged with sex trafficking in New York and attempting to influence a case in Atlanta, he was arrested while walking his dog, a source with knowledge of the arrest said.
US lawyer representative Joseph Fitzpatrick said that the prosecution against Kelly passed on in government court for the northern locale of Illinois additionally contained charges that revolve around child pornography and obstruction of justice.
“The counts include child porn, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice,” Fitzpatrick said, adding that further details would be released later Friday.
The arrest was the second time this year that Kelly has been arrested in Chicago on sex charges.
The Grammy victor, whose genuine name is Robert Kelly, was captured in February on 10 charges in Illinois including four ladies, three of whom were minors when the supposed maltreatment happened. He argued not liable to those charges and was discharged on safeguard.
At that point on May 30, Cook County investigators included 11 more sex-related tallies to the charges including one of the ladies who blamed him for explicitly mishandling her when she was underage.
Kelly’s lawyer, Steve Greenberg, affirmed his capture to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Fitzpatrick said Kelly’s arraignment date and time had not yet been set.
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