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A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault by a Swedish court.
Rocky was given a suspended sentence by the Stockholm District Court, meaning he will not serve any jail time.
Rocky will however be fined, after the victim asked for damages “for violation of his integrity and pain and suffering.” The ammount is not yet known.
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A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault by a Swedish court.

However, he was given a “conditional sentence” which does not require him to serve any time in prison in Sweden.

The judgment was announced in a press release at 2:00 p.m. local (8:00 a.m. ET) from Stockholm District Court.

“The court finds that the defendants were not in a situation where they were entitled to self-defence and that they have assaulted the victim by hitting and kicking him,” the statement said.

“It has not been proven that the defendants struck the victim in the head with a bottle or assaulted him with whole or broken bottles.”

“The victim is awarded damages for violation of his integrity and pain and suffering, but less than he requested. The defendants shall, each based on their financial ability, repay the state for its expenses for public legal counsels.”

Rocky, at the time accused with assault, was temporarily released from custody in Stockholm on August 2. He was not required to be in attendance on Wednesday.

The rapper had been detained in Sweden since early July over his alleged involvement in an altercation in the Swedish capital, Stockholm, on June 30.

Prosecutor Daniel Suneson said he was seeking a six-month sentence for the rapper, whose birth name is Rakim Mayers.

Donald Trump has got involved in Rocky’s case.

“Sweden has let our African American Community down in the United States,” Trump tweeted on July 25.

“I watched the tapes of …read more

Source:: Business Insider


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