Singer Dappy fined for nightclub assault

Former N-Dubz singer Dappy has been ordered to pay £1,810 in fines and costs after he was found guilty of assaulting a man in an Essex nightclub.

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Magistrates consider verdict in singer's trial

Dino Costas Contostavlos arrives at court Credit: Press Association

Magistrates in Chelmsford have retired to consider their verdict in the trial of former N-Dubz singer Dappy over a nightclub assault.

The 27-year-old, who appears under his real name Dino Costas Contostavlos, is accused of attacking George Chittock in the early hours of February 27.

Dappy on stage at the Isle of Wight Festival Credit: Press Association

The singer claimed he was acting in self-defence after being abused three times during a public appearance at Chicago's in Chelmsford, Essex.

He has denied assault by beating in a two-day trial at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court.

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