The king of R&B and hip hop singer R.Kelly’s request to leave jail has been denied by Judge Donnelly
This is the third time R.Kelly’s Real name Robert Sylvester Kelly attempts to leave prison on ‘health conditions’ but all has be dismisses saying he’s a danger to the community’.
Kelly has been held in prison over child sex abuse allegations, transmission of STDS and kidnapping.
In the motion filed earlier this month, Kelly complained that he was diabetic and overweight and therefore more susceptible to Coronavirus complications, and complained that conditions in his prison had become filthy, and it was only a matter of time before he caught the virus.
The judge said Kelly is charged “with extraordinarily serious crimes, for which he faces a long prison term if convicted,”.That prospect makes him a flight risk,” the judge said
‘The defendant is charged in Illinois and New York with extraordinarily serious crimes, for which he faces a long prison term if convicted,” Judge Donnelly wrote in her decision
“That prospect makes him a flight risk. The nature of the charges—which include crimes against minor victims, threats against potential witnesses and paying bribes to keep witnesses from cooperating—make him a danger to the community, including that he could attempt to tamper with prospective witnesses.”
Most High profile case in united states has been release due to wide spreed of covid-19. Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was one of the first high-profile inmates to be released. He cited his asthma, which puts him at higher health risk for COVID-19, as a reason to spend the rest of his sentence at home, where he made a music video and began a feud with a charity.
71-year-old,Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, who was convicted as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 investigation, cited his age and preexisting health conditions in his request for release.