The American artist, R. Kelly remains in the cell because he’s a million dollar out on bail, free to come and cannot pay. That has his lawyer on Sunday said.
The judge decided Saturday the amount for the deposit. Kelly had Friday, the police reported. He is officially charged with ten cases of sexual abuse.
“Correct,” said Steve Greenberg, the lawyer of the musician, on the question of whether his client is still trapped. He said Saturday that his client is not as rich as his fame would suggest. “This is someone who is rich should be at this stage of his career, but by mismanagement, bad contracts and bad deals he has at the moment really no money.”
Kelly is available on Monday for the judge. During this session he gets the chance to confess guilt or to plead that he is innocent.
R. Kelly report himself at the police station after misbruikaanklacht
Victims did the story in documentary
The singer would for many years already, women abuse. Some of the alleged victims did their story in the documentary Surviving R. Kelly.
The trial runs till now to four victims, three of whom were minors at the time of the alleged abuse. Although the lawyer of the singer claims that there is no evidence for the abuse, says the prosecutor about the DNA-material.
Sperm of Kelly would have been detected on the shirt of his hairdresser. A video showing how Kelly has sex with a fourteen girl is also in the hands of the prosecutors.
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