With R. Kelly‘s current sentence of 30 years for his federal racketeering and intercourse trafficking case, many individuals have been sharing their ideas on the time that he was given. On Friday, his lawyer revealed that he was positioned on suicide watch, regardless that he’s NOT suicidal.
CNN reviews that the troubled singer was positioned on suicide watch on the federal detention the place he’s presently being held behind bars. His lawyer Jennifer Bonjean reassures that he’s NOT suicidal, stating,
“The irony of placing somebody on suicide watch once they’re not suicidal is it truly causes extra hurt.”
Bonjean says prosecutors say he was positioned on suicide watch as a result of he’s well-known. She added,
“It’s punishment for being high-profile. And it’s horrifying frankly. To place somebody below suicide watch below these circumstances is merciless and strange once they don’t want it.”
She continued to state that she had requested Kelly to e mail her after he had recieved his sentence on Wednesday, nonetheless, she had by no means heard from him. She stated that she didn’t get any solutions about his standing from the detention middle till prosecutors requested info from the ability.
As a lot of , Kelly was discovered responsible by a federal jury final September in his federal racketeering and intercourse trafficking case.
After recieveing his 30-year sentence, the circumstances of if/ when he’s launched was revealed. A decide has orderd him to take psychological well being remedy, which incorporates remedy for an unspecified sexual dysfunction. He can even be ordered to keep away from anybody that’s below the age of 18. He can even be ordered to tell anybody selecting to stay with him that he’s a intercourse offender.
Might individuals all through the world have been weighing in on Kelly’s sentence. He nonetheless faces one other federal trial and two state trials.
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