Judge Orders R Kelly Held In Jail Without Bail In Sex Case

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has ordered that R. Kelly be held in jail without bond after a prosecutor warned that the singer accused of having sex with minors and trying to cover up the crimes would pose an extreme danger to young girls if set free.

“If he was attracted to middle school girls in 1999 then he’s still attracted to middle school girls,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Angel Krull told U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber.

“That’s who the defendant is and that, your honour, makes him a danger today.”

Leinenweber said that under federal law Kelly would have to prove that he was not a danger to the public and Kelly’s attorney, Steve Greenberg, had failed to do so.Read More…http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/world-news/20190717/judge-orders-r-kelly-held-jail-without-bail-sex-case

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