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R. Kelly was arrested on a federal sex-trafficking charges in Chicago, illinois, report says

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Cook County prosecutors file new assault against singer R. Kelly.

R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was on Thursday arrested on federal sex crime charges in Chicago, and is expected to be established in New York city, a report said.

“I Believe I Can Fly” singer pled not guilty in June to 11 sex-related charges, including four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry a maximum 30-year prison sentence.

New York’s WNBC-TV, which broke the story, cited two law enforcement sources. The channel reported that more and more information about the federal charges are expected on Friday. Kelly was reported to have been arrested by the New York city Police Department, the detectives, and the Department of Homeland Security agents.

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