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EntertainmentSwedish court finds American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm

15:31  14 august  2019
15:31  14 august  2019 Source:   ap.org

Rapper A$AP Rocky will remain in Swedish custody after brawl

Rapper A$AP Rocky will remain in Swedish custody after brawl A court granted the Swedish prosecutor's request to continue detaining the American rapper while police complete their investigation into a June 30 brawl.

American rapper A $ AP Rocky has been charged with assault after a confrontation in Stockholm in June , prosecutors said. Swedish public prosecutor Daniel Suneson claims A $ AP Rocky and two other men assaulted the victim by kicking and beating him with a whole or part of a glass bottle

US rapper and two members of entourage accused of attack in Swedish capital on 30 June .

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish court has found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.

Swedish court finds American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm © Jim Bennett/WireImage Rapper, actor and creative director A$AP Rocky is interviewed live on stage during the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festival at the Austin Convention Center on March 11, 2019 in Austin, Texas.

The artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, earlier pleaded self-defense and said he had tried to avoid a confrontation with two men who were persistently following his entourage. One of them picked a fight with one of Mayers’ two bodyguards, the rapper told the Stockholm District Court.

A$AP Rocky Continues In Swedish Custody Despite Trump’s “Personal Guarantee”

A$AP Rocky Continues In Swedish Custody Despite Trump’s “Personal Guarantee” He’s the leader of the free world, a billionaire, and offered his personal guarantee in a phone call with the Swedish prime minister. But evidently that isn’t enough from Donald Trump for Swedish officials to allow bail for rapper A$AP Rocky, who stands accused of assault charges in that country. After a Saturday phone call, Trump optimistically tweeted about a great conversation he had with  Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven concerning the case, saying he had “personally vouched” for the rapper. “Just had a very good call with @SwedishPM Stefan Löfven who assured me that American citizen A$AP Rocky will be treated fairly.

American rapper A $ AP Rocky said he and his bodyguards tried to avoid a confrontation with a 19-year-old who accused him of assault . US rapper A $ AP Rocky pleaded not guilty in a Swedish court on Thursday to assaulting a The dispute turned into a brawl in a nearby side street , where

On June 20, Rapper A $ AP Rocky was arrested in Sweden after an alleged street fight broke out Rapper A $ AP Rocky has been formally charged with assault in relation to a June 30 street brawl in Suneson has recommended that the Stockholm District Court anticipate a three-day trial for A

The court said the defendants “were not in a situation” where they were entitled to self-defense and that they “assaulted the victim by hitting and kicking him.” As a result, the three defendants were “convicted of assault and sentenced to conditional sentences.”

That means the three face no prison sentence in Sweden unless they commit a similar offense in the country again. The three were released Aug. 2 pending the verdict. All returned to the United States and are not legally obliged to be present in Stockholm.

Verdict expected in rapper A$AP Rocky's Swedish case.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish court will rule Wednesday on whether American rapper A$AP Rocky is guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm. © Provided by The Associated Press A$AP Rocky, rear, and his defence lawyer Slobodan Jovicic in the district court in Stockholm, Friday Aug. 2, 2019, on the third day of A$AP Rocky's trial. American rapper A$AP Rocky testified Thursday at his assault trial that he did everything possible to avoid a confrontation with two men he said were persistently following his entourage in Stockholm, but one of those men picked a fight with one of his bodyguards.

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