THEPRP News

Decapitated

Decapitated Vocalist & Bassist Formally Charged With Rape & Kidnapping, Plan To Pursue Bail


0

Decapitated frontman Rafal “Rasta” Piotrowski and bassist Hubert Wiecek both appeared in a Spokane, WA court today, Friday, October 20th. The duo appeared in front of Superior Court Judge John Cooney with Piotrowski officially charged with first-degree kidnapping and second-degree rape. Wiecek meanwhile was charged with first-degree kidnapping and third-degree rape.

Last week saw the band’s guitarist Waclaw Kieltyka charged with first-degree kidnapping and second-degree rape. Drummer Michal Lysejko was charged with first-degree kidnapping and third-degree rape.

A $100,000 USD bond has been set for each member, all of whom have had to surrender their passports. It has also been ruled that the bandmates are to have no contact with each other while in custody as they await trial.

The Spokesman-Review report that Piotrowski‘s attorney, Jeffry Finer has stated that the men will pursuing bail but are awaiting on documents from Poland to “impress the court.” Finer was quoted as saying: “Among this group, there are a number of advanced degrees and zero criminal history.”

The charges stem from an incident back on August 31st in Spokane, WA in which they are alleged to have gang raped a female fan on their bus after their show that night in the city. The group have refuted the charges thus far.

Comments