"Leo Carmona in the Cartel, was sentenced for incitement to murder"
"Kartellenmedlemmen and writer Leo ”the Chinese” Carmona has so far served 15 years in prison."
"today came the news that his life sentence is converted to a fixed-term punishment."
"– He is extremely happy, we have been fighting for this for a long time, " says his lawyer Arash Raoufi."
"Leo Carmona has been in prison since 2005, when he was sentenced to life imprisonment for incitement to murder. Now have the Örebro district court decided the life sentence converted into a fixed-term sentence of 25 years. In and with the principle that imprisoned persons are given to persons released conditionally free after serving two-thirds of the penalty will Carmona is likely to be released in 2021."
"– I spoke with him just now and he is extremely happy. He has fought hard to come to terms with his life and he has done a lot of good things in the form of his music and his writing and everything else that needed to come out of the community. I'm very happy for his sake, " says lawyer Arash Raoufi."
"On 12 July 2002, one of the most widely publicized robberies in Sweden's history when three armed and masked persons drove into the airport and up to a SAS-flight. In which attacked the two security guards before they are shipped over bags of money and disappeared."
"the Robbers must have come over around 44 million."
"Leo Carmona was suspected of the crime, but no one was convicted and in July 2017 preskriberades the case. A month later, recognized the Carmona of his involvement in an interview for the newspaper, ETC."
"– I planned it and performed it. And I regret it deeply, it has ruined my life. I will contact the guardians who were suffering and asking for forgiveness, " he told the newspaper then."
"During his time in prison, Carmona the first factor is the Cartel, along with, among others, Sebbe Staxx. Cartel released several albums and became both acclaimed and criticized for their lyrics, which mixed violence and politics. The group la down in 2016. "
"in Addition to the music Carmona also wrote the book ”the Game is the game” together with the journalist and author Cyril Hellman."
"Carmona tried without success to get his punishment fixed already in 2017. But with today's announcement approaching he to the end of his imprisonment."
"– That he looks forward to most now is to get to spend time with the family. But also everyday things that we take for granted, like being able to sleep at home in their home and get to eat what you want. Simple things that we on the outside take for granted, but for those on the inside means everything. And, of course, also the music be the focus, " says Arash Raoufi."
"One of the others involved in Arlandarånet 2002 was murdered outside Helsinki in the autumn of 2003. According to police theories and even some witnesses were killed the man after having seized on a part of the rånbytet that belonged to Leo Carmona. "
"Leo Carmona was convicted, against his denial, in Finland, to have ordered the murder. Later he admitted that it was he who was the originator, and who paid."