BERLIN (dpa) – With Berlin rapper Flair on the witness stand, the trial of rapper Bushido’s former business partner continues. Flair, 39, told the Berlin District Court on Wednesday that he lived the two partners’ long-term relationship in the music business as being very close. Flair said of Bushido and the main accused Arafat A.-Ch. , a clan leader in Berlin, he considers them a “perfect team”. He himself was friends with the two men, for several years only with Arafat A.
Arafat is 45 years old. Three of his accused brothers must be held accountable for the alleged crimes against Bushido. Clan members are accused of deprivation of liberty, attempted extortion, coercion, grievous bodily harm and humiliation. According to the indictment, the 43-year-old rapper was said to have been threatened, verbally abused, imprisoned and attacked with a water bottle and chair in December 2017 and January 2018. The accused have remained silent so far.
Rapper Flair, whose real name is Patrick Losinsky, explained that Arafat A. He told him regarding the allegations in criminal proceedings that it was “nonsense, a lie”. It’s all about money and real estate.
Flair should be back in the courtroom in two days: The 39-year-old’s trial is set to begin Friday (9:00 am) at Berlin-Tiergarten District Court for a number of alleged crimes. In March 2020, for example, he reportedly attacked, threatened, and insulted a television crew who wanted to meet him as he was leaving a store. Flair has now made it clear in passing that he will testify at the upcoming trial.
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