Bieber ‘no longer a fugitive’
Justin Bieber is reportedly not an international fugitive anymore.
The 21-year-old singer was requested to attend questioning in November last year following an alleged assault in 2013 at a nightclub in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but the star never showed up to honour the legal order.
A warrant was issued for his arrest in April due to his lack of appearance, which meant if the star stepped into Argentina, he would have been taken into custody immediately.
But TMZ is now reporting Justin is no longer considered a fugitive. According to the outlet, an Argentinian court sent official notification to Interpol Argentina requesting the warrant issued against the Beauty and a Beat hitmaker be withdrawn and erased from the system.
Justin found himself in trouble in the South American country after photographer Diego Pesoa claimed the star ordered one of his bodyguards to assault him. The snapper accused the singer of sticking his henchman on him when the photographer attempted to take pictures of Justin as he left a nightclub.
Justin has been wrapping up a series of legal cases of late. Most recently the heartthrob pled guilty to charges of assault and careless driving. He was arrested last September in Ontario, Canada, after an incident involving a collision between the ATV (all terrain vehicle) he was driving and a minivan took place near his hometown of Stratford.
In June Justin was ordered to pay a $750 fine for careless driving and the other charge was dropped.
The star also pled no contest to vandalism after being accused of egging the Calabasas, California house of Jeff Schwartz in January 2014. Justin shelled out $80,000 to his neighbour to repair the damage and was put on probation for the incident, but in May he received a glowing probation report.
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