Hearing of prime truck attack suspect on Tuesday

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Hearing of prime truck attack suspect on Tuesday

Stockholm, April 11 (IANS) The hearing of Rakhmat Akilov, the main suspect of Friday’s truck attack here, will be held on Tuesday, the Stockholm district court said on Monday.

Akilov, 39, is the man who is believed to be responsible for the attack in central Stockholm on Friday afternoon, Xinhua quoted Swedish Television (SVT) which cited police, as saying.

“I am confident that our chief suspect is the perpetrator who was driving the truck. It is based on police premises and must then be examined by the prosecutors and the courts,” Dan Eliasson, National Police Chief, was quoted as saying.

Besides Akilov, one more person was arrested on suspicion of terrorism on Sunday. Police said there were connections between the two arrested.

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