Lostprophets Singer Denied Bail For Child Sexual Offenses Charges
Watkins appeared in magistrates' court in Cardiff Bay yesterday (December 20th) where it was revealed that he is facing six charges relating to sexual offences against two young children, reports BBC.
He faces one charge of conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child under 13 and four child pornography related charges.
A 24-year-old woman faces the same charges as Watkins and a 20-year-old woman faces all the charges except conspiracy to rape.
On Tuesday, South Wales police named Watkins in a statement about the charges: "A Pontypridd man has been charged with sexual offences against children and is due to appear at Cardiff Magistrates' Court today.
"The 35-year-old has been charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a female under 13 and possession/distribution of indecent images of children.
"In order to assist their investigation, South Wales Police has named the man as Ian Watkins, a member of the rock group Lostprophets."