A$AP Rocky Convicted of Assault in Sweden
Thursday, 15 August 2019 02:31 WIB | GLOBAL |Global

A court in Sweden has found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault but he will not serve any more jail time.

The court on Wednesday gave the rapper a suspended sentence.

A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was arrested with three members of his team after a fight that took place in Stockholm June 30. 

Prosecutors alleged that Mayers and two members of his entourage repeatedly punched and kicked the victim during an attack that lasted several minutes. Prosecutors also accuse the rapper of hitting the victim with a glass bottle.

The rapper, who said he was acting in self defense, spent nearly five weeks in detention but was released earlier this month, pending the verdict in his trial.

President Donald Trump attempted to intervene in the case and had urged the release of A$AP Rocky.

 "We do so much for Sweden but it doesn't seem to work the other way around. Sweden should focus on its real crime problem! #FreeRocky," Trump said in a series of tweets about the matter.

Source : VOA

RELATED NEWS

North Korea Fires More Weapons; Criticizes South Korea
Friday, 16 August 2019 23:54 WIB

North Korea has launched a fresh round of short-range weapons into the sea off its east coast, South Korea™s military reported - Pyongyang™s latest apparent outburst of anger at continued U.S.-South Korean military drills. The North fired two œunidentified projectiles Friday from Gangwon p...

Trump Says US Moving Rapidly Towards Trade Deal with Britain
Friday, 16 August 2019 17:44 WIB

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States and Britain were moving rapidly towards a deal on trade that would be "fantastic and big." "I think we'll make a fantastic and big trade deal with the UK," Trump told reporters before departing for a political rally in New Hampshire. "That's...

A New Era Dawns for US Intelligence
Friday, 16 August 2019 10:40 WIB

Washington's top two intelligence officials spent their last day on the job Thursday, leaving the nation's spy agencies in the hands of an acting director as U.S. President Donald Trump moves ahead with an overhaul of the country's intelligence leadership. The departures of Director of National Int...

Trump Offers 'Personal Meeting' with Chinese Counterpart Over Hong Kong Crisis
Thursday, 15 August 2019 23:36 WIB

With Chinese security forces spotted conducting exercises across the border with Hong Kong, U.S. President Donald Trump says a trade agreement with China could be delayed until it reaches a humane resolution with Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrators, even suggesting he could personally broker an ...

S. Korea's Moon Calls for Talks to End Trade Row with Japan
Thursday, 15 August 2019 18:01 WIB

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday offered an olive branch to Japan to end a tense trade dispute, saying Seoul will œgladly join hands if Tokyo to accepts calls to resolve it through dialogue. Moon in a nationally televised speech also downplayed the threat posed by North Korea's r...

ANOTHER NEWS
Wall Street Ends Sharply Higher On German Stimulus Optimism
Saturday, 17 August 2019 03:34 WIB U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous week. While all three major U.S. stock averages ended the session...

DISCLAIMER

Seluruh materi atau konten yang tersaji di dalam website ini hanya bersifat informatif saja, dan tidak dimaksudkan sebagai pegangan serta keputusan dalam investasi atau jenis transaksi lainnya. Kami tidak bertanggung jawab atas segala akibat yang timbul dari penyajian konten tersebut. Semua pihak yang mengunjungi website ini harus membaca Terms of Service (Syarat dan Ketentuan Layanan) terlebih dahulu dan dihimbau untuk melakukan analisis secara independen serta memperoleh saran dari para ahli dibidangnya.