It was the 31 July last year as the regalia – Karl IX and queen Kristina the elder crowns, spires, and apples – were stolen from a booth in the cathedral. The objects are under indictment in the day on Thursday and valued at 65 million.
the Theft took place in the middle of the day and the two perpetrators fled on the bikes, which is probably placed in advance, to a waiting boat and disappeared out over the water.
Today's indictment comes one of the men is suspected of aggravated theft. The other man is still suspect but he is not in custody.
served with the gross handling of stolen goods, in a parallel ongoing criminal investigation. The person is on the loose, but has been in custody for a shorter period of time. But police and prosecutors are extremely secretive about the circumstances surrounding it.
It should, however, have made the seizure with links to the person, the seizure, which is now being analyzed.
" We work continued to be wide in that part. There is a risk that stöldgodset been abroad, says prosecutor Ms Bjursten, who is leading the investigation.
There are suspicions that it is serious organised crime with international links which lie behind the well-planned theft:
– the Objects sought internationally, so there are many people who keep your eyes open for the stolen regalia, says Fillippo Bassini, manager for artskydds and kulturarvsbrottsgrupp on the Noa, the police operations department.
today, the now-indicted 22-year-old is in any way broken the glass case where the regalia were kept. He took a crown of gold with a spot of black enamel made in 1626, a riksäpple of gold with polished rock crystal and pearls from 1611, and even a crown of gold covered with black and white enamel made in 1611.
the Man should also, alone or in concert with others, have attempted to steal two spires, one from 1611, and another dated 1626. The spires are valued at 26.5 million dollars. On the inside of the crushed glasmontern could the techniques of safe blood from the 22-year-old.
Reena Devgun should the offence be judged as grossly as it would have been of a particularly dangerous nature, then the set of ”significant planning and subtlety”.
the Crime have also been ruthless when it meant an attack against a public key institution. Stöldgodset is historically seen both unique and irreplaceable.
the 22-year-old denies the crime. His dna, however, has been found in several places in the cathedral, and on one of the bikes that was used by the fleeing offenders. In the man's car was found a roll of bags that you could tie to a garbage bag that was found in the bushes outside of Strängnäs cathedral.
in a municipality north of Stockholm. He has previously been convicted for traffic offences, but also offences against the law on the prohibition of the knives. He was also arrested on suspicion of having used cocaine on the dock in Sandhamn, a few years ago.
To the method during probation says the man that he does not understand how he can be suspect for the brazen theft from the cathedral. He just wants to ”live a quiet life and not have to have with the judiciary to do”.
the Items that were stolen are regarded as the most exquisite of its kind and is considered to be unparalleled, even compared with the european begravningsregalier.
" Everything has an economic value, but this is like when the house burns down and the pictures of the kids disappear. This has a different value, it is a part of our history, and it is not only Henderson, which is bestulet, but the whole of Sweden, " says Johan Dalman, bishop of Strängnäs diocese.
Theft is almost a mild word, it is a form of abuse against our common history.