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R&B star Robert Kelly,AKA R.kelly has been charged with fresh count of sex abuse and assault in addition to the ones on ground.
This latest allegations leveled against the singer involved minors 13 through to 16 years of age.
Kelly risk imprisonment for up to 30 years if convicted.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Cook County prosecutors filed the new charges against Kelly on Thursday May 30th.
The new charges include four counts of aggravated criminal sex assault, three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim between the ages of 13 and 16, two counts of criminal sex assault by force and two counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse, according to court records.
Years ago, Kelly also faced similar charges, 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving four women, three of whom were underage teenagers as at the time of the abuse.
Kelly is due back in court to face the fresh allegations leveled against him on June 6.
His attorneys said the charges are an extension of the February charges and said they would deal with them accordingly.