The new accusations include alleged acts which R. Kelly has not been charged with, but are “directly relevant to and inextricably intertwined with the evidence of the charged crimes,” prosecutors argued in the motion.
Among the charges are accusations of sexual assault and bribery, some dating back 30 years.
Kelly is accused of being the leader of a group that recruited women and young girls for sex during his years touring the world as a top R&b singer. He was arrested by the New York Police Dept. and federal authorities in Chicago in 2019, and transferred to New York in June. He faces two sets of federal charges in Chicago and New York.
The court filing alleges a 2006 incident wherein Kelly sexually abused a 17-year-old boy,