For­mer JLS star on rape charge

Western Mail - - UK & WORLD NEWS -

FOR­MER JLS star Oritse Wil­liams has been charged with rape over an in­ci­dent at a ho­tel in Wolver­hamp­ton in 2016.

The singer, who en­joyed chart suc­cess af­ter shoot­ing to fame on The X Fac­tor in 2008, was ar­rested in De­cem­ber 2016 af­ter al­le­ga­tions he raped a fan in a ho­tel room af­ter a gig.

West Mid­lands Po­lice said Wil­liams, 31, from Croy­don, Lon­don, and an­other man have been charged and will ap­pear in court next month.

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