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US Rapper Nelly arrested for alleged sexual assault

US Rapper Nelly arrested for alleged sexual assault

New Delhi: After being released from jail on rape charges, rapper Nelly is confident that he will get his name cleared after being “falsely accused” in rape charges.

The 42-year-old rapper revealed that he was beyond shocked to be arrested on Saturday morning after a woman claimed he had sexually assaulted her following a concert in Seattle.

After being released from jail, the acclaimed rapper took to Twitter, telling fans that he is “completely innocent”.

He tweeted, “Let me say that I am beyond shocked that I have been targeted with this false allegation. I am completely innocent. I am confident that once the facts are looked at, it will be very clear that I am the victim of a false allegation.”

He continued, “I do want to apologize to my loved ones for the embarrassment and for putting myself in a situation where I could be victimized by this false and defaming allegation.”

—ANI