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JLS star Oritse Williams charged with raping fan in hotel room after gig

The alleged incident took place in December 2016

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Oritse Williams has been charged with raping a woman at a hotel after a concert.

The former JLS star, who rose to fame on The X Factor, is accused of raping a fan in a hotel room in Wolverhampton after a gig in December 2016.

Oritse has been charged with one count of rape, while a second man, Jamien Nagadhana, has been charged with one count of assault by penetration.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: “Police have charged two men with sexual offences following an allegation of rape at a Wolverhampton hotel in December 2016.”

“Oritse Williams, aged 31, from Croydon, London, has been charged with rape. Jamien Nagadhana, aged 31, from Hounslow, London, has been charged with assault by penetration.”

At the time of his arrest, Oritse strongly denied the allegations.

Both men are due to appear at Walsall and Aldridge Magistrates’ Court on October 11.