BEIJING, July 12 (Xinhua) Comprehensive report, the U.S. prosecutors office in North Illinois confirmed that on the evening of 11 local time, the famous American male singer R. Kelly was arrested on 13 new charges of sexual assault on children and obstruction of justice.
Reported that Kelly was arrested around 7 p.m. on the 11th, the location of his arrest is not clear. Kelly is currently in custody in Chicago.
According to reports, Kellys public relations team initially confirmed that the singer was arrested on a sex trade charge, but the U.S. Attorneys Office said that statement was incorrect.
In May 2019, Kelly was charged with 11 counts of sexual assault. At a hearing in June, Kelly refused to accept the charges. It is reported that Kelly was suspected of having sexually assaulted at least four women between 1998 and 2010, three of whom were minors.
Kelly is a well-known American singer. His famous songs include I Believe I Can Fly.
Source: Responsible Editor of CNN: Zhou Xinyi_NB12002