American R & B star, R. Kelly was arrested on the night of Thursday, July 11th on federal sex trafficking charges, while walking his dog arrested in Chicago.
According to multiple reports in the US, there are said to be 13 charges against the singer, including child abuse images and obstruction of justice.
US attorney spokesman Joseph Fitzpatrick said that the indictment against Kelly handed down in federal court for the northern district of Illinois also contained charges that revolve around child pornography and obstruction of justice.
The 52-year-old was arrested by NYPD and Homeland Security officials. This is coming after the singer has been accused of different sexual abuse crimes for over two decades.
Until his recent arrest, Kelly real name Robert Kelly, was free on a $1 million bond set in February 2019.