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A$AP Rocky’s assault trial opens in Stockholm

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American rapper and two members of entourage accused of attacking alleged victim in Swedish capital on 30 JuneThe trial of US rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men has begun in Stockholm in a high-profile case that has strained US-Swedish relations after celebrity entertainers rallied behind the artist and Donald Trump publicly demanded his release.Swedish prosecutors allege that the rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and two members of his entourage “deliberately, together and in agreement” attacked the alleged victim, Mustafa Jafari, in the Swedish capital on 30 June. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/jul/30/aap-rockys-assault-trial-opens-in-stockholm

Author : Jon Henley

Publish date : 2019-07-30 08:10:47

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