– We can not say more than what we said previously, namely that there is an ongoing investigation with the classification of the offence egenmäktighet at the negotiation with a foreign power, and that it is led by the prosecutors at the Riksenheten for security and carried out by us at the security Police, says Säpos press secretary Gabriel Wernstedt, with reference to the förundersökningssekretessen.
Prosecutor Hans Ihrman is the one who leads the security police's criminal investigation of the incident. It may move if the crime egenmäktighet at the negotiation with a foreign power, thus, that the ambassador has negotiated, without government approval.
– It is a circumstance that could give rise to criminal liability, says Ihrman.
up to two years in prison, but neither Lindstedt or any other is notified of suspicion, " said the prosecutor.
A central issue is the competence of the Lindstedt has had. It is not given that she by law must have had, for example, the minister's express consent to the meeting and what is discussed there.
" the Ambassador has, I assume, quite far-reaching rights to act in their contacts, but of course, there are limits to how the contacts are conducted. It is, among other things, it will be investigated, says Ihrman.
" It could be that it is highly inappropriate, and a breach of internal protocol, but it need not be punishable.
at the same time that the core is the Gui Minhais future and security, it must not be forgotten. He has no timetable or prognosis for when the investigation is complete.
– No, the most important thing is that it is right and proper. It depends on how long it takes to establish the necessary contacts with people who are interesting in the investigation and then can questioning lead to that you want to hear additional people.
"I do not know of any matter whatsoever, with this classification of the offence, which is not to say that there has been, but to my knowledge I am not aware of any investigation where the suspicions surrounding this straffbestämmelsen have been current," says Hans Ihrman.