Today a French court ordered the extradition of Freddie Gibbs to Austria, AFP reports. The rapper was arrested on June 2 in France right before performing a show as a suspect in a 2015 rape in Austria. Last week he was awarded bail of €50,000 ($56,000). Gibbs's lawyer Michael Malka said the rapper "has no intention of escaping justice, whether French or Austrian," when discussing plans on appealing extradition. They have 72 hours to do so. Malka also stated that Gibbs wants to hand himself over to Austrian authorities rather than be subject to "harsh transfer procedure."
A rep for Freddie Gibbs, forwarded a statement to The FADER from Gibbs' lawyer Scott E. Leemon, who said, "The order was not surprising and it doesn't change the fact that these are false allegations. We are still hoping that once the Public Prosecutor in Austria interviews Freddie she will decide not to go forward. If she does decide to go forward, Freddie will fight the charges with everything he's got."