Sweden’s safety company stated the operation, which included home searches, was carried out with the help of the police and the Swedish Armed Forces. The spy company stated a probe “has been ongoing for a while.”
The arrests had been made early within the morning within the Stockholm space. No particulars about these arrested was given.
Fredrik Hultgren Friberg, a spokesperson for Sweden’s home safety service, recognized by its acronym SAPO, informed the Aftonbladet tabloid that “there was a have to shortly arrest the suspects.”
A spokesperson for Sweden’s Armed Forces informed Aftonbladet that that they had “supported SAPO with two helicopters.”
The Prosecuting Authority careworn the case was not linked to 2 Iranian-born brothers who had been charged earlier this month in Sweden with aggravated espionage for allegedly spying for Russia.
On Nov. 11, Sweden charged the 2 naturalized Swedes for allegedly spying for Russia and its army intelligence service GRU for round a decade, from 2011 to 2021.
One of many males labored for Sweden’s home intelligence company. Each have denied any wrongdoing.