R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault

Last Updated: May 31 2019 13:52
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USA- Singer and entertainer R Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse. He faces a maximum of 30 years in prison.

Earlier in February, he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

R Kelly has strongly denied these allegations and claimed innocence. 

A crisis manager for Kelly, Darrell Johnson, said, "He still maintains his innocence and denies all accusations brought against him by Jerhonda Pace in any state moving forward. He looks forward to a swift and speedy trial,"

R Kelly is expected to appear in court on June 6.