Press releases

  • Prosecutor requests more time to investigate terrorist case

    07-06-2017 Senior Public Prosecutor Hans-Jörgen Hanström, has today requested the Stockholm District Court to permit extended time to continue the preliminary investigation in the case concerning suspected terrorist crime at Drottninggatan on 7 April. 

  • The investigation against Julian Assange is discontinued

    19-05-2017 Director of Public Prosecution, Ms Marianne Ny, has today decided to discontinue the investigation regarding the suspected rape (lesser degree) by Julian Assange. The motive is that there is no reason to believe that the decision to surrender him to Sweden can be executed in the foreseeable future.

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    About the Swedish Prosecution Authority

    The operative prosecution activities are conducted at seven Public Prosecution Areas and the National Public Prosecution Department. The prosecution areas consist of the country's 32 public prosecution offices, with a geographical sphere of operation that is approximately equivalent to a county. In Stockholm and Malmö there are several local public prosecution offices.

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