Tuesday, February 26, 2019
R. Kelly Makes First Court Appearance for Alleged Sexual Abuse
From NBC News:
R&B singer R. Kelly made his first court appearance on Saturday and a judge set his bond at $1 million.
Kelly, who has been charged with multiple criminal counts of sexual abuse of several underage victims, turned himself in to police on Friday night.
The conditions of Kelly's bond includes that he has no contact with witnesses or alleged victims and that he turn in his passport.
He is also not allowed to have contact with anyone age 18 or younger.
Kelly, 52, faces 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to the Cook County State's Attorney's Office in Chicago. A grand jury indictment listed four victims, at least three of whom were younger than 17 at the time of the alleged abuse between May 1998 and January 2010.
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