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Gang member confesses to Malmö manslaughter

TT/The Local/cg · 17 Jun 2012, 10:37

Published: 17 Jun 2012 10:37 GMT+02:00

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The incident started with a traffic accident on Tuesday, which the 20-year-old had nothing to do with.

When police arrived on the scene, they felt the man was acting strangely. He then fled when police approached him for questioning. He first crashed into a civilian police car, and then attempted to run over a patrolling police man.

According to the prosecutor, his actions were nothing short of attempted murder.

During the subsequent police chase through central Malmö the 20-year-old hit three cyclists at high speed.

One of them, a 60-year-old man, later died from his injuries.

According to an eye-witness, the wild chase was tearing through central streets at speeds over 100 km/h. The pursuit was brought to an end when police eventually rammed the 20-year-old's car.

The 20-year-old confessed to the police that he’d killed the cyclist, according to local newspaper Sydsvenskan.

During negotiations he accepted the prosecutor’s classification of his offenses as aggravated involuntary manslaughter, but denied having committed manslaughter.

However, the man has denied trying to run over the police officers, but was still remanded for attempted murder of the police officer who was not in the car.

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According to Sydsvenskan, he will be prosecuted latest on June 29.

An investigation of suspected professional misconduct has also begun, to look into the police officers’ actions.

Information from the officers has been contradictory and partially denied by witnesses.

TT/The Local/cg (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

11:56 June 17, 2012 by Valdemaratterdag
By god, give this animal the full two years in prison!

But give the police four years in prison for ramming his car. Do you know how much cars cost these days?
15:35 June 17, 2012 by nar klockan klamtar
Yes, two years and then a good hard tag on the ankle, with community service!!! That will put the fear of god into him, and make him think twice before he offends in Sweden again.
17:25 June 17, 2012 by Reason abd Realism
He should walk free, and be given a shiny new car. Some of the witnesses have reported conflicting information. If he spends even a day in jail, the UN will instantly authorize nuclear war against Sweden.
20:54 June 17, 2012 by Imperor
In light of recent events it's a good thing that the conduct of the police is being investigated. If for nothing else because the police themselves obviously need to know where the limit is.
09:19 June 18, 2012 by johan rebel
The suspect is called Ahmad Abdel Rohman.

Another blue-eyed and blond Swede, without doubt.
09:45 June 18, 2012 by TG22
Looking at the history of this guy one can't help but wonder why he was still on the streets, on the other hand, just need to look at his ethnicy/religion to understand why.

A judge just need to consider lock him up to see a queue of yoomam rites "lawyers" already gearing up to first call the whole Swedish system racist and lslamophobic, then use infidel tax payer money and every trick in the book to set him free...
13:36 June 18, 2012 by matona1
very soon every one will become refugee in malmo,seeking for safety of their life from other closer countries,it is not a matter of immigrant or swedish it is a matter of the weak law.

imagine killing some one father,brother,husband and uncle just because you are menber of a black cobra.

even as immigrant i fear for my life some times in malmo is getting out of hands
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