Veteran American actor, Bill Cosby has been sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand.
After months of legal battle, the jail term was handed to the American actor, stand-up comedian, musician, and author, Bill Cosby on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.
Bill Cosby was convicted in 2004 on three counts of drugging and s*xually assaulting Andrea Constand.
Before his sentencing in an agreement was reached prosecutors and defense attorneys of Cosby who merged the 3 counts into one for sentencing purposes.
His legal team pleaded with the court for a sentenced of house arrest considering the age of Bill Cosby (Bill is 81 years old) but the court denied the request.
A tweet from Montgomery County DA on their official Twitter handle reads: “Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison”.