The New Josh Duggar? Former MTV Reality Star Zakariah Hegab Jailed On Child Sexual Assault Charges

Zakariah Hegab Sexual Assault Child Allegations

Jun. 5 2015, Updated 2:18 p.m. ET

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Another reality star has been accused of sexually abusing a child.

But unlike Josh Duggar, this one is locked up for his alleged crimes.

Former 16 & Pregnant star Zakariah Hegab, 20, is in a Texas jail on charges including aggravated sexual assault against a child, can reveal.


Hegab, who fathered 16 & Pregnant season 3 mom Kianna Randall’s son Kay-Den Elijah, now 4, was arrested last August, and is currently in custody at Tarrant County Greenbay Unit, Texas documents state.

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His bail is set for a whopping $40,000.

According to Texas law, sexual assault is often considered aggravated if the minor is younger than 14 years old.

Since the victim is a child, all other details related to the case are sealed, a court clerk tells

Meanwhile, as reported, Josh Duggar, 27, confessed to fondling five female minors, including little sisters Jill, 23, and Jessa, 22, when he was a teen.

Despite admitting his misdeeds, the disgraced Duggar walked away punishment-free because state trooper Joseph Hutchens failed to report the confession to his superiors.

When Duggar was investigated three years later following a new anonymous tip to a child abuse hotline, the statute of limitations had run out.



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