Jussie Smollett Charged With Felony For Allegedly Filing Fake Police Report

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The sufferer has formally changed into the wrongdoer.

TMZ studies that Chicago police have confirmed Jussie Smollett was indicted on a felony cost of disorderly conduct for allegedly submitting a false police report which carries a most three-year sentence. Smollett was indicted at present by a Cook County grand jury that heard testimonies and proof that recommended the actor staged his personal assault.

The two brothers concerned on this case, Ola and Abel Osundairo, testified in entrance of the grand jury, saying they staged the assault at Jussie's request and have been financially compensated for his or her involvement. Earlier at present, footage surfaced of the brothers buying provides forward of the incident which included ski masks, gloves, bandanas, pink hats, and sun shades.

The two brothers even stated that they drove round with Jussie a number of days earlier than the incident to discover a location to execute the "assault." They even stated they rehearsed it.

Police could have referred to Jussie as a sufferer on this case till his indictment, regulation enforcement sources declare there have been doubts about Jussie's story from the soar. For one, they, together with many others, discovered it peculiar that he left the noose round his neck for over 40 minutes after the assault. Additionally, police discovered it suspicious he knew precisely which digital camera caught the "assault." The digital camera was dealing with the unsuitable route, although.

Law enforcement sources now imagine that he timed the assault for Jan. 29th with the information the Osundairo brothers would depart to Nigeria.