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Bill Cosby received a sentence for rape and harassment. He will spend at least three years in prison

Due to several articles the comedian could spend up to 30 years in prison, but the maximum term was reduced to 10.

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In Pennsylvania, the court sentenced the actor Bill Cosby, who was accused of rape and harassment of more than 60 women. Judge Steven O’Neill sentencedhim to a term of at least three and not more than 10 years in prison.

The judge classified 81-year-old Cosby as a “sexual maniac.” This means that the actor will have to undergo monthly psychological counseling for the rest of his life, and every three months be noted by the authorities. His name will be put on the list of rapists, which will be sent to neighbors, to schools and victims.

The prosecutor’s office asked him to sentence him to at least five years’ imprisonment. Protection Kosby insisted on home arrest because of the age of the actor and complete blindness.

The judge said that Cosby can not get out on bail. The verdict will be carried out in the courtroom.

In late April 2018, Cosby was found guilty of sexual harassment and rape. More than 60 women complained to Cosby. but almost all episodes have expired the limitation period. The only exception was the case of the former employee of Temple University, Andrea Constant.

According to Constantt, the comedian mixed her sedative with a drink, waited until he acted, and raped. The jury found him guilty. For each of the three counts, Cosby could receive up to 10 years in prison (that is, up to 30 years in total).

Recognition of the comic guilty support many actors and stars, including one of the victims of Harvey Weinstein – Rose McGowan. On May 3, 2018, the directors of the American Film Academy expelled the actor.

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