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R. Kelly Extradited to New York Ahead Of Trial

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R. Kelly has been moved from a jail in Chicago to a New York jail as his trial is ready to start this summer time.

Kelly faces costs that embrace racketeering, sexual exploitation of a kid, bribery, kidnapping, pressured labor and enticement and his trial in at present set for August 9.

Kelly was arrested in 2019 and is being tried on racketeering costs. Prosecutors say that the disgraced singer ran a felony enterprise to commit intercourse crimes towards ladies and underage women.

It was additionally revealed that R. Kelly has employed an lawyer who beforehand represented Tekashi 6ix9ine’s alleged kidnapper.


He’s now being represented by lawyer Devereaux Leon Cannick.

In 2019, Cannick represented 9 Trey Gangsta Bloods member Anthony “Harv” Ellison. Prosecutors accused Ellison of enjoying a job within the kidnapping of Tekashi69. A jury discovered Ellison responsible of racketeering, kidnapping, and assault costs. He was sentenced to 24 years in jail.

Two of Kelly’s attorneys (half of his authorized staff) stop not too long ago attributable to infighting.

“Sadly, it seems that Mr. Kelly over time has not made the very best selections and I concern he is doing that now. However it’s not my drawback I suppose. I want him the very best. I hope he wins this case,” Steve Greenberg informed New York Each day Information.

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