Nicklas Bendtner will serve jail time after dropping appeal on assault charge

Nicklas Bendtner is ready to serve jail time after dropping his appeal on an assault conviction.

Former Denmark ahead Nicklas Bendtner will have to serve a 50-day jail sentence after dropping his appeal in opposition to an assault conviction.

Earlier this month, Bendtner was discovered responsible of beating and kicking a cab driver within the Danish capital on Sept. 9. The 30-year-old Dane admitted to hitting the person, however mentioned he had acted in self-defense after a quarrel over the fare.

Bendtner was sentenced to 50 days in jail and fined 1,500 kroner ($230).

The State Prosecutor of Copenhagen wrote on Twitter that it additionally deserted its appeal after Bendtner’s transfer, including “the decision is due to this fact ultimate.”

It was not instantly clear when Bendtner would serve his time.

Bendtner, a former Arsenal and Juventus ahead who now performs for Norwegian membership Rosenborg, has not been chosen for his nationwide group in current months due to his poor form.



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