A$AP Rocky faces 2 years in jail in Sweden for alleged criminal assault

A$AP Rocky with criminal assault charged by Swedish officials with the possibility of the rapper spending two years in jail.

The prosecutors charged the "Fashion Killa" hit maker with assault causing actual bodily harm.

Rocky and his team were arrested for their involvement in a brawl over headphones, According to TMZ reports.

Two of the men in his crew have also been charged with the same crime, their trials are pending.

Rocky will await behind bars for his trial, which is likely to happen within two weeks. Once things are underway, the trial is expected to last three days.

Swedish prosecutors say they reviewed tons of evidence, including witness statements that back up the alleged victim’s claims.

Sources say the rapper avoided a more serious charge of aggravated assault, which would have come with a six-year prison sentence.

However, prosecutors told TMZ that they will not recommend the full two-year sentence and hope to begin the trial next Tuesday.

US President Donald Trump has been fighting for the release of the rapper from Sweden.

A$AP Rocky has been in custody since 3 July while Swedish authorities investigate the fight he was allegedly involved in on 30 June before appearing at the Smash hip-hop festival.


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