Catalan rapper Morad enters prison to serve 6-month sentence for traffic offense

25-year-old artist voluntarily entered Brians 2 penitentiary center on Monday evening

Singer Morad arriving to court in February, 2024
Singer Morad arriving to court in February, 2024 / Pol Solà
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April 9, 2024 09:33 AM

April 9, 2024 10:32 AM

Catalan rapper Morad has entered prison to serve a 6-month sentence for a traffic offense, prison sources told the Catalan News Agency (ACN). The artist voluntarily entered the Brians 2 prison near Barcelona on Monday evening.

The 25-year-old has had several run-ins with the police and justice system for traffic offenses. He has been arrested several times for failing to respond to court summonses for traffic offenses and for driving without a license.

In a separate case, Morad accepted a two-year suspended prison sentence in February for the violent incidents that took place during a video shoot in 2021 in the Hospitalet de Llobregat, next to Barcelona.

Morad was facing a six-year prison sentence for incitement of public disorder and aggravated assault with a dangerous instrument, but the singer’s lawyer and the prosecutor reached an agreement for a lower sentence in exchange for giving up the right to appeal and paying for the costs caused to the six police cars that suffered damage during the incident, amounting to €2,400.

The rapper avoided jail time and instead agreed to pay a fine of six euros a day for the duration of his two-year sentence.