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R Kelly taken off suicide watch in US jail following 30-year sentence

R Kelly has been faraway from suicide watch in jail, after the singer beforehand claimed the protecting therapy was a type of punishment.

The former 90s R&B star was sentenced to 30 years behind bars final week in New York on expenses of racketeering and sex-trafficking.

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Prosecutors initially stated the measure was wanted for Kelly’s “personal security” following a psychological examination.

However in new filings, attorneys on behalf of the US authorities stated the measures have been not required.

R Kelly has been jailed (Alamy/PA)
R Kelly has been jailed (Alamy/PA)

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“Following a scientific evaluation, plaintiff Robert Sylvester Kelly, often known as ‘R. Kelly,’ was faraway from suicide watch as of this morning, July 5, 2022,” the filings acknowledged.

“As a result of plaintiff has already been faraway from suicide watch, there’s nothing extra that the court docket can do for him.”

Kelly is because of return to court docket on August 15 to face trial on expenses associated to possession of kid pornography and obstruction of justice.

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