Former 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar has been sentenced to 12 and a half years in jail for baby pornography.
The father-of-seven, 34, confronted a most of 20 years after prosecutors argued he has a ‘deep-seated, pervasive and violent sexual interest in children.’
Duggar was discovered responsible on two counts of receiving and possessing baby pornography final December.
At the time, legal professionals for the fact star, who maintained his innocence, had requested for a five-year sentence.
According to studies made by People, a choose dropped one of many prices earlier than Duggar’s sentencing immediately.
Each depend carried a most sentence of 20 years.
Upon being launched, Duggar will probably be below mandated supervision for the following 20 years.
He will probably be forbidden from having unsupervised contact with any kids, together with his personal.
On prime of that, he should participate in remedy for intercourse offenders, could not view pornography of any kind, or possess any digital gadgets with picture storage capability.
It’s been reported he may even be topic to random searches and polygraph assessments.
Duggar was initially arrested after his used automobile dealership in Arkansas was raided by Homeland Security in 2019.
According to MailOnline, brokers allegedly discovered 65 baby porn photographs, with 200 additional photographs present in ‘unallocated space’ on his pc, which suggests an try had been made to delete them.
TMZ studies that prosecutors claimed some photos included minors under the age of 12.
In an announcement after Duggar was charged final 12 months, his mother and father Jim Bob and Michelle mentioned: ‘The accusations introduced towards Joshua immediately are very severe.
‘It is our prayer that the truth, no matter what it is, will come to light, and that this will all be resolved in a timely manner. We love Josh and [his wife] Anna and continue to pray for their family.’
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