A$AP Rocky Found Guilty Of Assault In Sweden; Sentence Suspended

A$AP Rocky was found guilty but won’t be serving any more jail time.

A Swedish court announced Wednesday that the 30-year-old rapper and two other suspects had been convicted of assault over an altercation that took place in Stockholm on June 30, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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The charges carried a maximum prison sentence of two years but the court decided to suspend the sentence, meaning Rocky will not serve any additional time.

Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was accused of attacking 19-year-old Mustafa Jafari. The prosecution were seeking a sentence of six months, arguing that Rocky and the other suspects beat and kicked Jafari, and that the victim was hit with a bottle.

Eyewitnesses testified that they did not see Rocky use a bottle as a weapon during the fight.

After a not guilty plea, it was determined Rocky was not a flight risk and was allowed to leave the country to go on tour in the U.S.

“I just want to say, what I experienced was crazy. I’m so happy to be here right now, y’all don’t even understand,” he told the audience at a concert in California on Sunday. “That was a scary, humbling experience, but I’m here right now. God is good.”

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Rocky’s case gained international attention, with the rapper receiving support from many celebrities, as well as Donald Trump, who criticized the Swedish prime minister for not intervening to help the rapper.

The prime minister’s office responded, saying that the Swedish judiciary operates independently.

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