PressTV-Bill Cosby sentenced to up to 10 years in prison

American stand-up comedian Bill Cosby, once known as “American Dad,”  has been sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for sexual assault.

In April, Cosby, 81, was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault for drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University administrator Andrea Constand at his home 14 years ago.

Before announcing Cosby’s prison term on Tuesday, Pennsylvania Judge Steven O’Neill ruled that he would be designated a “sexually violent predator,” requiring him to register as a sex offender and undergo counseling for the rest of his life after his release from prison.

Cosby was also fined $25,000 and ordered to pay the costs of prosecutions.   

Andrea Constand (C) attends a press conference on September 25, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, after comedian Bill Cosby was sentenced to at least three years in prison and branded a “sexually violent predator”. (Photo by AFP)

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