Two men have their sentences reduced after the Easter coup

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The Supreme Court sentences two people who participated in the Easter riots in Örebro for serious blue light sabotage in a historic first verdict. At the same time, the men’s prison sentences are reduced to imprisonment for three years, three years and three months, respectively. Göta Court of Appeal last year convicted four people who participated in the so-called Easter riots in Sveaparken in Örebro for serious blue light sabotage. The penalty was imprisonment for between one and five and a half years. According to the prosecutor and the court, the four, together and in agreement with the other participants, had attacked and disrupted the police’s activities. The sentence was appealed by two of the men, who wanted to be sentenced for the less serious classification of violent riot. The appeal was motivated, among other things, by the fact that the law on sabotage against blue light operations, which came into force in January 2020, is relatively new and that it is unclear how it should be interpreted. HD granted leave to appeal and now follows the line of the Court of Appeal and sentences the men for gross blue light sabotage. However, the prison sentences are reduced with reference to the fact that the men were only responsible for their own actions. In the clip above: Four men are sentenced to several years in prison by the Örebro district court after the Easter coup