Despite efforts from many, A$AP Rocky‘s legal woes have just gone from bad to worse. Because he’s officially been charged with aggravated assault.
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The rapper will remain in the Swedish prison he’s been sat in for the last few weeks after a physical altercation he and two friends had with a group they argue were harassing them.
Since their arrest, the trio have insisted they were acting in self-defence. But Swedish prosecutors now say they have additional evidence (such as eye witness accounts) that suggest otherwise.
Daniel Suneson, from the City Public Prosecution Office, said in a statement:
“I have today commenced criminal proceedings against the three individuals suspected of assault causing actual bodily harm, having come to the conclusion that the events in question constitute a crime and despite claims of self-defense and provocation.”
As at stands, A$AP – who prosecutors are billing a flight risk – faces six years in prison.
US President Donald Trump has however expressed his disappointment at the Swedish Prime Minister for not being able to act on A$AP’s case.