Swedish police detain Belgium terror suspect
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Last Updated: Sunday, October 24, 2010, 18:23
  
Stockholm: Swedish police say they have detained a Turkish man wanted in Belgium on suspicion of terrorism.

Security police spokesman Patrik Peter says the man was arrested at Stockholm's Arlanda airport on Friday after arriving on a plane from Syria.

It is unclear if the man planned to stay in Sweden or had tickets to continue his journey to another destination.

Peter said today that Belgium issued a European arrest warrant for the man several months ago, amid suspicions of terrorism and other crimes, but declined to give any more details and did not identify the suspect.

A Swedish court has up to 30 days to decide if the man, who is in his 30s, should be extradited to Belgium.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, October 24, 2010, 18:23


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