SO SOLID CREW STAR JAILED FOR 18 MONTHS

The star admitted possession of a prohibited firearm during his original trial earlier this month...

So Solid Crew member ASHER D has just been sentenced to 18 months in a young offenders centre for possession of a loaded gun.

The 19-year old, real name Ashley Walters, was sentenced during a brief hearing in Southwark Crown Court this morning (March 25).

Asher admitted possession of a prohibited firearm on March 4 on the first day of his trial. The charge relates to incident with a traffic warden in central London in July of last year.

The rapper had feared a longer sentence. The offence carries a maximum term of 10 years.

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