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A $ AP Rocky charged with assault after Stockholm brawl



The 30-year-old – whose real name is Rakim Mayers – has been in custody since July 3, following a confrontation in the Swedish capital on June 30.

The rapper's lawyer, Slobodan Jovicic, has maintained he was defendant himself after being assaulted and that his client is innocent.

Two other individuals have been charged for their involvement in the brawl, Swedish public prosecutor Daniel Suneson said in a statement.

Suneson said that he had determined the facts constituted a crime "despite claims of self-defense and provocation"

"It is worth noting that Suneson said

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Celebrities including Justin Bieber and US President Donald Trump have called for A $ AP Rocky's release, but authorities in Sweden say they will not be swayed by international pressure.

"The Swedish judicial system is completely independent and does not take into consideration outside pressure from politicians or others," a spokesman for the Swedish prosecution aut hority told cnn on sunday.

And, while Trump has been offered to personally vouch for the 30-year-old rapper's bail, the bail system does not exist in Sweden.

As Dennis Martinsson, a legal expert in Sweden, told CNN: "If you know the Swedish legal system you know that there is no bail system."

"Actually, the Swedish constitution no minister, even the prime minister, getting involved, or even saying something about an individual case "he added.

CNN's Veronica Stracqualursi contributed to this report.


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