"Children under 15 years of age who are suspected of abuse in a court of law shall be provided by electronic tagging. It proposes three liberal politicians in the Dagens Nyheter op-ed piece."
"– It is an intervention measure, but the alternative is that the young are exposed to crime dare not go out, " says the party's rättspolitiske spokesperson Johan Pehrson to the TT."
"Besides Pehrson are the two Stockholmsliberalerna Lotta Edholm and Jan Jönsson behind the proposal. The background is the sharp increase of robbery against children and young people in the Stockholm area, and that the police and the brottsofferstödjare according to the politicians experiencing an increase in fear among the vulnerable in order to testify. There is a fear for further reprisals for those involved in criminal investigations."
"A straffmyndig person suspected of abuse in a court of law can be arrested. But when the perpetrator is under 15 years of age is the pre-trial detention is not permitted under Swedish law. In these cases, would the politicians be able to put a tag on the suspect. In this way, would you be able to restrict the right of the child to be outdoors, and reduce the risk that she or he "
"– You probably need to do it very, very hard for the 13-14-year-olds to become criminals. Then I think you do them a very great favor, that you put in the time, " says Johan Pehrson."
"the Politicians also want to make it mandatory for parents to attend at the trial about their children being prosecuted. The first interviews with the plaintiffs and witnesses, to a greater extent played out, they suggest."