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Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Swedish Court to Deliver Verdict in Major Gang Trial

Published: 2024-07-10

Four men linked to the Foxtrot network are awaiting their verdict today in a significant gang trial in Kalmar, Sweden.

The defendants, aged 20-26, face charges including attempted murder, serious weapons offenses, and drug crimes.

A 26-year-old man, suspected of leading the 'phalanx' gang, is at the center of the trial.

Prosecutors allege he orchestrated multiple murder plots against rival gang members.

Key evidence includes a seized mobile phone containing recorded conversations.

The prosecution has called for sentences ranging from 8 to 16 years, with potential deportation for one accomplice.

All accused have denied the charges.

The verdict is expected at 11 AM from the Kalmar District Court.