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People News Roundup: Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 14-07-2019 10:29 IST | Created: 14-07-2019 10:27 IST
People News Roundup: Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs
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Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs

Singer R. Kelly, already charged with sexual assault in Illinois, was indicted in federal courts in New York and Chicago on Friday with transporting women and girls across state lines for sex, forcibly keeping them under his control and buying their silence. In indictments unsealed in Brooklyn and Chicago, federal prosecutors said Kelly, 52, ran a racketeering and human trafficking scheme that required the women and girls to be obedient, call him "Daddy" and ask permission to eat or use the bathroom.


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