Sweden: Uzbek migrant celebrated as a model integrationist arrested on suspicion of terrorism

He told police investigators that he felt “threatened and pressured” to carry out a terrorist attack


On August 14th, an Uzbek migrant was arrested by authorities Östersund, Sweden on the suspicion that he was about to commit a terrorist act.

At one point, the Uzbek migrant was held up as a shining example of migrant integration by a local Swedish newspaper, according to Nyheter Idag.

The man, who’s in his thirties, was reported to have been driving close to the Stortorget square in Östersund when he was pulled over by armed police. After investigators found items in his car which led them to believe he had been preparing for a potential murder, the man was arrested, Nyheter Idag reports.

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