US rapper ASAP Rocky, real name Rakim Mayers, has been found guilty of assault during a Stockholm brawl and given a suspended sentence.
The 30-year-old was involved in a fight in the Swedish capital at the end of June.
He spent nearly a month in custody before being released ahead of the verdict.
Two members of ASAP Rocky’s entourage, Bladimir Corniel and David Rispers, were found guilty of the same charge.
ASAP Rocky and his co-defendants claimed they had been acting in self-defence against two men who had been following their group.
But the court said the three were “not in a situation where they were entitled to self-defence” and wrote in its verdict that they “assaulted the victim by hitting and kicking him as he lay on the ground.
The court said the victim of the assault, a 19-year-old refugee, was awarded damages for what the court described as the violation of his integrity and for pain and suffering.
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