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Friday, 11 August 2017 18:02

Georgia pol pushes R. Kelly probe in wake of 'cult' allegations

Written by  NANCY DILLON

A Georgia politician is pushing for a stepped-up criminal probe of R. Kelly in the wake of allegations the singer held women against their will in a freaky sex cult.

Fulton County Chairman John Eaves said Friday he believes the district attorney should "advance" an investigation after Johns Creek Police reportedly turned over "key" evidence for review.

Eaves said if cops saw fit to hand something off to prosecutors, that suggests a possible felony took place.

"The natural progression typically when there is some evidence that law enforcement has that may be of a felony nature, it's important to go to the district attorney, so there's a natural progression," he said at a press conference on Friday.

"But it is not my role as chairman of Fulton County to know the contents of that investigation."

Eaves said "a lot of folks" contacted him and urged a more thorough probe.

It was last month that BuzzFeed first reported that Kelly "held women against their will in a cult" at a house he was renting in Johns Creek.

The story quoted parents and several women alleging that Kelly forms relationships with young women interested in the music industry and then mentally and physically abuses them.

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