A$AP Rocky "Disappointed" Over Assault Conviction In Sweden

The Harlem rap star broke his silence on today's verdict.

(AllHipHop News) A$AP Rocky and his entourage have escaped a return to jail in Sweden after being found guilty of assault.

The 30-year-old musician, real name Rakim Mayers, and two of his friends were locked up on July 2 for their involvement in a street brawl with 19-year-old Mustafa Jafari in Stockholm, Sweden on June 30.

The trio was detained in jail for a month before being released from custody on August 2.

On Wednesday, the presiding judge, Senior Judge Per Lennerbrant, issued the three men with conditional sentences for their involvement in the scuffle, and they were collectively ordered to pay Jafari $1,300 in compensation, as well as the legal costs of the prosecution.

Prosecutor Daniel Suneson called for a six-month prison sentence for the defendants, while the rapper’s team argued they acted in self-defense and should be acquitted.

The court found all three guilty of assault but ruled they had served adequate time for their involvement in the scuffle and would not face an additional fine.

The rapper revealed he was extremely disappointed with the verdict.

"I AM OF COURSE DISAPPOINTED BY TODAY’S VERDICT. I WANT TO SAY THANKS AGAIN TO ALL OF MY FANS, FRIENDS, AND EVERYONE WHO SHOWED ME LOVE DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. IMMA KEEP MOVING FORWARD. THANK YOU TO MY TEAM, MY MANAGEMENT, ATTORNEYS, LABEL AND EVERYONE WHO ADVOCATED FOR JUSTICE. 🙏🏿"

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