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Watch: Why A$AP Rocky got Charged with Assault in Sweden and will remain in Swedish Custody

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Swedish Authorities has confirmed ASAP Rocky has been charged with assault causing actual bodily harm. Therefore will remain in custody in Sweden a until a trial is set take place.

His arrest followed a fight that was captured on video, with ASAP claiming he had acted in self-defence against men who were following his group.

The trial is due to start on 30 July.

The Swedish prosecutor in charge says he decided a crime had been committed – despite claims of self-defence and provocation – after “studying the videos made available to the inquiry”.

“My evidence consists partly of a number of films that I will play in court. Some are known to the public and some are not,” Daniel Suneson told Radio 1 Newsbeat, referencing CCTV footage.

He added that the alleged victim’s statement was supported by witness statements.

ASAP Rocky at fashion week
A$AP Rocky

Assault causing actual bodily harm carries a maximum prison sentence of two years in Sweden.

ASAP Rocky has been held in custody since 3 July following an alleged assault which took place on 30 June

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