Also, the performer is charged with evasion of justice. He was arrested on Thursday evening.

Famous American singer R. Kelly was arrested Thursday night on charges of child pornography and evasion of justice. About this writes The New York Times.

According to Assistant District Attorney in Illinois, Joseph Fitzpatrick, the prosecution includes 13 points.

“The indictment includes accusations of child pornography, seduction of minors, and evasion of justice,” he said.

It is known that in June a hearing was held in court, at which the singer declared that he did not recognize himself guilty. In general, 21 accusations of sexual abuse were filed against him.