Kalimba - Mexico's Kalimba Jailed Over Rape Claims
Mexican pop star Kalimba has been jailed following allegations he raped a teenage girl last month (Dec10).
The singer, a former member of pop group OV7, stands accused of sexually assaulting a 17 year old at a hotel in Chetumal, Quintana Roo on 19 December (10).
A Mexican judge recently issued a warrant for his arrest and the singer was detained in Texas, where he is said to have been attending to business, earlier this week (begs17Jan11), and deported to his homeland.
Kalimba has denied the rape allegations and is expected to appear before a judge to fight the charges later this month (Jan11).