Josh Duggar's sister Jill 'thanks' for justice after he was sentenced to 12 years in prison

Josh Duggar’s sister Jill ‘thanks’ for justice after he was sentenced to 12 years in prison

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Jill Duggar She responded to her brother’s news, Josh Duggar He was sentenced to 12 years in prison on May 25 after being found guilty of receiving and possessing child pornography. One day after Josh was sentenced to 151 months in prison and ordered to pay fines and estimates of up to $50,100, Jill and her husband Derek Dillard took them Dillard Family Blog To reveal that they were “thankful” that “justice” had been served.

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Jill Duggar has responded to the news that her brother, Josh Duggar, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for possession of child pornography. (Dillard Family Official / YouTube)

“We are neither elated nor disappointed with the sentence, but we are grateful that it finally came to an end,” the couple wrote. “The Bible clearly states that God delivers justice and vengeance through the ruling authorities. Although some believe that Josh should have received a greater punishment and fewer believe that he should have received a lighter sentence, today God has avenged himself for his criminal activity that indescribable “.

Jill, who claimed to have been the victim of Josh’s abuse in 2013, went on to say that her brother has yet to be held accountable in a way necessary to change his “dangerous pattern of behavior” yet. She and Derek have suggested that a decade out of prison might be Josh’s only chance of rehab. They added, “Hopefully, Josh can actually start getting treatment and start working toward a lifestyle where he’s less likely to reoffend.” “If nothing else, this poor condition has deterred potential offenders and will help protect children by reducing the demand for CSAM material.

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Josh Duggar was sentenced to 12 years in prison on May 25 after being convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography. (Danny Johnston/AFP/Shutterstock)

Concluding their message, the couple shared, “We still love Josh and his family and will be there for them as often as possible.”

The family blog announcement comes after Jill and Josh’s cousin said, Amy (Dugar) Kingalso spoke of judgment, saying Celebose!, “Twelve and a half years isn’t enough, but I hope every second feels like there’s an eternity.” She also took to her Instagram to share a video (below) where she went into more detail about her reaction, saying she can finally “breathe”.

“I knew getting the maximum sentence wouldn’t be the easiest to prove because it’s his first offense in the eyes of the judge – which I hate – but at the same time, he can’t get on his computer, he can’t abuse, exploit any more kids and when he sees his kids, It must be supervised.” “And frankly, where he’s going, I feel like the prisoners will just take care of him.”

Wednesday’s ruling came after Josh was found guilty in December of two counts of “receiving and possessing material depicting minors involved in sexually explicit conduct.” Law enforcement revealed the activity during a classified investigation that ended with Josh’s arrest by the Department of Homeland Security in April 2021. After the arrest, TLC canceled the Duggar family’s reality show. count on.

2022-05-26 16:48:00

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