the Man was convicted of attempted murder for brevbomben and for serious illegal threats against politicians, according to a press release from the Svea court of appeal.
”To send a letter with content that can be associated with a hazardous substance constitutes a simple method in order to spread fear, disrupt the business and charged to the society,” writes the right.
Pulverbreven was sent to ministers in August 2017, according to the judgment of the Stockholm district court. At the same time, sent the man, who is from Sweden, similar letters to other politicians and famous people.
he posted the bomb to a company in London that deals with kryptovalutor – a padded envelope with two metal tubes and an explosive substance which would detonate when the letter was opened.
Brevbomben was supposed to be detonated by an electrical device, but it triggered never then the envelope was opened in a different way than the offender planned for. The people who were in the vicinity, however, had been able to die or badly injured, according to the prosecutor.
Arlanda airport outside Stockholm on 12 may last year, when he came with a flight from Thailand. He was then detained in his absence and had been detained by the thai authorities that brought him back to Sweden.
The Swedish investigators had found him with the help of a dna profile from the man that they had access to then in the past, which in turn could be compared with samples from the letters.
The 43-year-old man denies the allegations, but was sentenced to seven years in prison by the Stockholm district court. The court of appeal considers, however, that the threats against the politicians was so serious that the punishment will be increased by one year.
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