Media: terrorist attack in Stockholm has made 39-year-old native of Uzbekistan Rakhmat Akilov
STOCKHOLM, April 9. /Offset. TASS Irina Dergacheva/. The detainee alleged perpetrator of the terrorist attack in Central Stockholm — a native of Uzbekistan Rakhmat Akilov, he was 39 years old. On Sunday reports the Swedish newspaper Expressen.
According to the newspaper, Akilov in 2014 have filed asylum application in June of 2016 was rejected. February 24 this year, he was wanted as a fugitive from deportation.
Swedish police confirmed that the detainee sympathetic to extremist organizations. Local media noted that among them — “Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami” (“Islamic liberation Party”, banned in Russia) is an international religious-political organization established in 1953 with the goal of eliminating non-Islamic governments and the return of Muslims to the “true Islamic way of life”. In Russia it is the decision of the Supreme court in 2003 declared a terrorist organization and banned in Sweden since 2012, but is currently very small.
On Friday a stolen truck, owned by Spendrups, has made arrival on people on the street Drottninggatan in Central Stockholm, passing on her 550 meters. According to police, injuring 15 people, four of them died. The Prosecutor’s office detained two people, including the alleged perpetrator, 39-year-old native of Uzbekistan.
In the case of the terrorist attack in Central Stockholm and police are questioning three other people.