ASAP Rocky back in US amid Swedish assault case
Rapper accused of beating 19-year-old outside fast food restaurant in Stockholm with two others
The Stockholm district court said US rapper A$AP Rocky should be released from custody, pending the verdict of an assault trial that has garnered global attention and stirred fan outrage. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images
Local TV stations reported that the American artist was among a group of people shown emerging from a private plane at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday night.
They are accused of beating 19-year-old Mustafa Jafari on June 30th outside a fast food restaurant in Stockholm.
The rapper pleaded not guilty, saying he acted in self-defence. He had been jailed since his July 3rd arrest. – AP