September 16, 2018

JLS Star Oritse Williams Charged With Rape Of Fan

Oritse Williams, a former member of boyband JLS, has been charged with rape. This is in relation to an alleged attack on a fan in a hotel room.

Mr. Williams was arrested on 2nd December 2016 the morning after the gig in Wolverhampton after a 20-year-old woman alleged rape and sexual assault.

A statement released by his representatives, 10 Worlds Music UK said the singer denied the accusations which is alleged to have happened after the concert at a nightclub.

West Midlands Police has confirmed the rape charge. A second man, Jamien Nagadhana of Hounslow in London has also been charged with sexual assault.

Both will appear at Walsall and Aldridge Magistrates Court on 11 October.

The 31-year-old singer from Croydon in London found fame on television talent show the X Factor in 2008, but has pursued a solo career since  JLS broke up in 2013.