Stockholm truck attack suspect was facing deportation

Jan Evensson, of Stockholm police, told a news conference on Sunday that the 39-year-old suspect’s request was rejected in June 2016 but police could not find him for deportation because he was not at the address he had given.

Jonas Hysing, of Sweden’s national police, said “we know he has been sympathetic to extremist organisations”.

Mr Evenssen said police are holding five more people in connection with the deadly attack on Friday and have questioned over 500 others.

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  • Millie_Woods
  • Ontario John

    Breaking news that a second Coptic church has been attacked in Egypt. Islam is really reaching out to their Christian brothers and sisters this Easter season.

  • Exile1981

    The CBC will draw the wrong conclussion from this report and suggest it was the racist deportation order that drove him to commit the act.

  • barryjr

    OK I have what must be a very stupid question and I feel foolish for asking it when obviously more intelligent people than myself have already figured this out. If a person is to be deported because they are judged to be so unaligned with a countries values why they are not held in custody and sent to wherever they came from on the first plane there so they can’t escape and live illegally in the country they are supposed to be kicked out of?

    • Exile1981

      liberal judges?

      • barryjr

        Liberals period.

    • tom_billesley

      22 months in the wind.
      I wonder how many more there are like him.

  • LairdKintyre

    Deportation? You mean to tell me it wasn’t some Viking loving White Supremicist native born Swed? No. No. No. Say it ain’t so? You mean immigrants commit terrorism too?

  • A Hamilton Guy

    A cruise missle attack over their satanic black rock while theyare doing their all around the mullberry bush parade would be appropriate