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Punching Off-Duty Cop Costs Game $100,000

Punching Off-Duty Cop Costs Game $100,000

Los Angeles police officer Onyebuhi Awaji wins lawsuit.

Published December 31, 2015

Game has been ordered to pay $100,000 to the police officer he punched nine months ago.  The Los Angeles cop, Onyebuhi Awaji, won a lawsuit against the 36-year-old rapper after he failed to respond to the filing.  

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The six-figure default judgment breaks down to $60,000 in damages, and $40,000 to deter Game from punching anybody else, TMZ reports.

Awaji and Game got into a scuffle during a charity basketball game. Game has since pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the altercation.

He is due back in court next month.  

(Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for BET)

Written by Latifah Muhammad

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