Popular American singer, Robert Kelly has insisted that he is innocent of the S3x trafficking charges placed against him.
R.Kelly has been accused of using his celebrity status to s3xually abuse several women and children in past years by several witnesses.
However after several days of deliberation the jury in charge of the case found the singer guilty of the charges. The jury also announced that is sentencing will hold on May 4, 2022 and he could be imprisoned for life.
R.kelly took to his social media pages to release a statement after he was found guilty.
“To all my fans and supporters I love you all and thank you for all the support. Today’s verdict was disappointing and I will continue to prove my innocence and fight for my freedom. #notguilty.” The singer wrote.
According to reports, Eleven accusers, consisting of nine women and two men, took the stand over the six-week trial to describe sexual humiliation and violence at his hands.