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Shocking video shows ASAP Rocky’s bodyguard CHOKE victim in Sweden street braw

Shocking video shows A$AP Rocky’s bodyguard CHOKE victim and throw him to the ground in Sweden street brawl – but he wasn’t the one charged with assault

  • Video shows the moment right before Mustafa Jafari threw the ‘defensive’ punch that started the June 30 brawl in Stockholm Sweden 
  • The clip shows the 19-year-old confronting A$AP Rocky’s bodyguard before the burly man chokes him and slams him to the ground 
  • A$AP Rocky’s bodyguard was not charged with assault in the case, however 
  • The Grammy-nominated artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and two men thought to be members of his entourage are accused of beating Jafari
  • Wearing sweatpants and a green T-shirt in court, Mayers, 30, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to assault charges
  • If convicted, he could face up to two years in prison  

Wild video shows A$AP Rocky’s bodyguard choking the alleged victim from the rapper’s Sweden brawl just moments before chaos unfolded – and has left many wondering why the security detail wasn’t charged with a crime. 

The video shows the moment right before 19-year-old Mustafa Jafari threw the punch that ultimately sparked the June 30th brawl in Stockholm.  

Jafari can be seen talking with the security personnel but very much-so in the guard’s space. It looks as if he touches the guard at some point.

Video shows the moment right before Mustafa Jafari threw the ‘defensive’ punch that started the June 30 brawl in Stockholm Sweden

All of a sudden, the bodyguard grabs Jafari by the neck and proceeds to lift him backwards. The two are almost out of the frame when Jafari falls backwards and the two start duking it out. 

The video is perplexing because it appears to show a clear assault from the bodyguard, who was not charged in the case. 

Prosecutors announced that Jafari would not be charged with punching the bodyguard, TMZ reports. During his Tuesday court appearance, Jafari said that he thought he was going to die when he became involved in the fight. 

A$AP’s lawyers will be cross-examining Jafari on Thursday.  

The clip shows the 19-year-old confronting A$AP Rocky's bodyguard before the burly man chokes him and slams him to the ground

The clip shows the 19-year-old confronting A$AP Rocky’s bodyguard before the burly man chokes him and slams him to the ground

The Grammy-nominated artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and two men thought to be members of his entourage are accused of beating Jafari. 

The video is perplexing because it appears to show a clear assault from the bodyguard, who was not charged in the case. A$AP Rocky was charged with assault for the brawl

The video is perplexing because it appears to show a clear assault from the bodyguard, who was not charged in the case. A$AP Rocky was charged with assault for the brawl

Wearing sweatpants and a green T-shirt in court, Mayers, 30, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to assault charges that carry a maximum penalty of two years in prison.

He said he acted in self-defense during a street fight.

On the trial’s opening day, prosecutors and defense lawyers presented competing narratives of what happened.

Prosecutors showed CCTV footage and other video, including footage in which Mayers was seen throwing a young man to the ground.

They said 19-year-old Mustafa Jafari and a friend had got into an argument with the rapper and one of his bodyguards beforehand near a fast-foot restaurant.

Mayers also published videos on his Instagram account that showed him repeatedly pleading with Jafari and his friend to stop following him and his entourage.

During his Tuesday court appearance, Jafari said that he thought he was going to die when he became involved in the fight

A$AP's lawyers will be cross-examining Jafari on Thursday

During his Tuesday court appearance, Jafari said that he thought he was going to die when he became involved in the fight. A$AP’s lawyers will be cross-examining Jafari on Thursday

The Grammy-nominated artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and two men thought to be members of his entourage are accused of beating Jafari

The Grammy-nominated artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and two men thought to be members of his entourage are accused of beating Jafari

His mother, Renee Black, attended the proceedings. She has said she was convinced her son was not guilty.

‘This is a nightmare,’ Ms Black was quoted by Swedish media as saying when the trial broke for lunch.

Prosecutors alleged in court documents that the three suspects beat and kicked Mr Jafari while he was on the ground and that he was hit with parts of or a whole bottle.

Wearing sweatpants and a green T-shirt in court, Mayers, 30, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to assault charges that carry a maximum penalty of two years in prison

Wearing sweatpants and a green T-shirt in court, Mayers, 30, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to assault charges that carry a maximum penalty of two years in prison 

The court file includes photos of Jafari’s cuts, bruises and blood-stained clothes.

ASAP Rocky’s lawyer, Martin Persson, told Swedish public broadcaster SVT that he would present the court with new evidence, including showing that ‘no bottle has been used to hit or injure anyone’ and that any physical violence was ‘within the limits of the law’.

Mr Jafari is seeking 139,700 Swedish kronor ($14,700) in damages.

 

 



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