MOVIES & TVJussie Smollett indicted by Grand JuryBellaNaija.comPublished 22 hours in the past on March 9, 2019By BellaNaija.com
Jussie Smollett indicted by US Grand Jury – BellaNaijaEmpire star, Jussie Smollett, has been indicted by a US grand jury for allegedly staging a racist assault on himself.
Smollett was accused by the police final month of exploiting the ache and anger of racism in an try to spice up his personal profile.
Smollett was charged final month with one felony rely of disorderly conduct for allegedly submitting a false police report, which carries a sentence of as much as three years in jail.
In response to CNN, The brand new indictment within the case accommodates 16 comparable counts, eight associated to his interview with one police officer on the day of the purported assault, and eight extra stemming from his interview with one other officer the identical day.
Nonetheless, his lawyer, Mark Geragos, says his shopper “Adamantly maintains his innocence even when legislation enforcement has robbed him of that presumption.”
Smollett was launched on bond in February. He’s subsequent due again in courtroom on March 14.