R&B Singer R. Kelly sentenced 30 years prison for sex trafficking

R. Kelly, a Disgraced R&B singer, was sentenced to 30 years in prison on 29th June.

The sentence was imposed nine months after Kelly was convicted of racketeering and sex crimes

55 years old singer exploited his stardom and wealth over decades to lure women and underage girls into his orbit for sex.

U.S. District Judgein Brooklyn federal court said the evidence reflected Kelly's "indifference to human suffering" and "sheer brutality" toward his victims.

"This case is not about sex. It's about violence and cruelty and control," the judge clearly told kelly.

R. Kelly has repeatedly denied the allegations against him. However, he did not speak anything on 29th June in the court trial.

"As a teenager, I didn't know how to say no to R. Kelly when he asked me to perform oral sex on him," said one of the victim women.

The alleged victims included the singer Aaliyah, who prosecutors said Kelly fraudulently married when she was 15 to conceal earlier abuse. Aaliyah died in 2001.

Kelly has been in jail since July 2019. Now, he will likely be transported soon to a jail in Chicago,


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