SWEDEN, 19 OCT 2023: The Swedish national security police (Säpo) has arrested a former high-ranking military officer and his wife, suspected of treason alternatively crimes against the safety of the nation. During a search of their home in the Stockholm area, officers confiscated technical equipment, the public prosecutor has confirmed. Swedish newspaper Expressen had the scoop of this story and reports the arrests were made on 17 October. According to the couple’s lawyer, the two deny any wrongdoing.

NEWS IN BRIEF by Nordicreporter.com