A $ AP Rocky was found guilty on Wednesday by a Swedish judge .
The 30-year-old rapper whose real name is Rakim Mayer. He left Stockholm in Sweden earlier this month and arrived in the US after being held in the country since 3 July. Restaurant in the center of Stockholm. He did not plead guilty at the beginning of the three-day trial and said he defended himself when Jafari and another man did not leave him and his friends David Rispers Jr. and Bladimir Corniel alone.
Per Lennerbrant, presiding judge, told a news conference that "the evidence in the case has been complex."
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Lennerbrant said that Jafari was hit with a bottle in the back of his head, but "it could not be determined by whom," adding that "this is assessing the severity of the problem." Has influenced crime ".
The three avoided imprisonment. They were conditionally convicted and sentenced to a total compensation of 1
The rapper and his friends were allowed to leave Stockholm on August 2 for Los Angeles and did not have to be present.
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When he testified in court, Jafari said his memory of the events was confused by the blows he received during the brawl. Previously, he had told the police that he had become angry when at the first confrontation with a bodyguard, the headphones were broken.
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Shortly thereafter, there was a fierce brawl. The prosecution claims Rocky and his bodyguards – Rispers and Corniel – beat and kicked Jafari while he was down. They said Jafari had been hit with a bottle.
One of the witnesses to the attack reworked her story after first police reports and testified on Friday that she had not beaten Rocky with a bottle on Jafari – a key point in the process. She and a friend, who anonymously testified before the Stockholm District Court, both claimed they had seen Rocky and his partners attacking Jafari.
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] Jafari claimed that the rapper had knocked him to the ground. The prosecution shot video footage of Rocky throwing a young man to the ground, and photos showed the cuts, bruises, and blood-stained garments of the alleged victim.
The case drew the attention of American celebrities and other artists, including Rocky's Sean "Diddy" Combs and Justin Bieber. A social media campaign, #JusticeForRocky, pushed for his release.
The issue also became the subject of a US-Swedish diplomat.
CLICK HERE TO OBTAIN THE FOX NEWS APP 19659003] President Trump intervened on behalf of the rapper while he was detained, and called on Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to personally guarantee his bail, but the Swedish leader said he could not interfere in a lawsuit. Trump later cheered the release of Rocky and his bodyguards.
The Associated Press contributed to this report