JLS star charged with rape

The singer and former band member of JLS, Oritse Williams, has been charged with the rape of a fan in a hotel room in Wolverhampton.

Former JLS member, Oritse Williams, has been charged with rape over an incident at a hotel in Wolverhampton in 2016.

The  singer denies the charges and will appear before magistrates next month.

The 31-year-old singer, who enjoyed chart success after finding fame on The X Factor in 2008, was arrested in December 2016, following allegations that he raped a fan in a hotel room after a gig.

The incident is alleged to have taken place following Williams's performance at city centre nightclub, Gorgeous, on School Street. 

West Midlands Police said Williams and another man have been charged and will appear at Walsall and Aldridge Magistrates Court on October 11. 






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