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The rapper could face 10 years in prison if convicted.

Back in June, Freddie Gibbs was arrested in France in connection with a 2015 rape case in Austria. While held in a French prison, the now 34-year-old rapper was then extradited to Austria to formally face the charge. According to the Reuters, Gibbs was officially charged.

A spokesman for Vienna’s criminal court said “He is alleged to have administered knock-out drops to a woman and then have abused her sexually while she was in a defenseless state.” If convicted, Gibbs faces a maximum of 10 years in prison. A court spokesman said the rapper has been charged with “sexual abuse of a defenseless or psychologically impaired person.”

According to the AP, Gibbs was charged after accusations were raised by two women about Gibbs and his bodyguard possibly drugging their drinks. Gibbs has repeatedly denied these accusations.

Gibbs’ laywer Theodore Smith said in a statement, “He strenuously denies (the accusations). … While Freddie Gibbs was charged with an offense today, it remains only an allegation, and it does not in any way change the actual facts that Freddie Gibbs is 100 percent innocent.”

You can read Smith’s full statement here.

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