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One person arrested on suspicion of serious crimes in Denmark

2018-10-31

On 21 October the Swedish Security Service arrested one person on suspicion of unlawful intelligence activities targeting refugees, and preparation to commit murder. The person was arrested following a request from the Danish Security and Intelligence Service, PET.

A request for extradition of the person to Denmark has been made.

The arrest was made in Gothenburg and is a result of intensive cooperation between the security services in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The operation has been complex and ongoing for a considerable period of time.

The suspected offences are directed against individuals in Denmark.
The Danish Security and Intelligence Service, PET, is running the investigation which is headed by a prosecutor in Denmark.

Press release on PET's websiteexternal link, opens in new window