Swede jailed for sending death threats to ministers

Michael Salonen, 43, was arrested in Thailand in April last year, and claims he is innocent of the crimes.

But the court found that in 2017, he sent an envelope containing a white powder and threats to 21 members of the Swedish government, including Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, and to local officials and cultural personalities.

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The powder turned out to be harmless, but Salonen’s actions were aimed at “spreading fear” and “putting…
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