Daniel Suneson, the prosecutor in the case, said Tuesday he had decided not to challenge. It was not clear whether A $ AP Rocky and two members of his entourage were using bottles on the street as a weapon or not fighting in the Swedish capital on June 30.
"I have accepted the review of evidence by the district court, as the use of whole or broken bottles during the attack has not been proven," Suneson said in a statement on Tuesday. "After due consideration, I have decided not to appeal against the judgment."
Suneson said all three defendants had been brought to justice for assault, and the Stockholm District Court had rejected the objection of self-defense. important to clarify in this particular case.
The imposition of a conditional sentence means that A $ AP Rocky – real name Rakim Mayer – Suneson had argued during the trial that the artist and the other two men – David Rispers and Bladimir Corniel – had attacked the police. that there was too much contradictory evidence to conclusively determine if the three men had used the bottle to hit the glass bottle
When A $ AP Rocky's lawyer, Slobodan Jovicic, voiced his disappointment with the verdict, he said after the August 14 ruling that he was pleased with the court's ruling on the Bottle. "It is shown that (A $ AP Rocky) was persecuted and provoked," he said.
The rapper's arrest had angered fans and fellow artists and even strained diplomatic relations between the United States and Sweden after President Donald Trump repeatedly raised his claim. On Monday, the actor released a video trailer to his first song since the incident in which he was imprisoned behind bars.