On January 15th, Aftonbladet reported that a Swedish man in his 20s was arrested in Iran on unknown charges.
The man is a suspected gang member and is wanted by Swedish authorities in connection to a murder that occurred last year, in Västerås, Sweden.
On January 17th, the Swedish government released a statement saying that the Iranian Chargé d’Affaires had been summoned to demand the immediate release of Swedish citizens arbitrarily detained in Iran.
This follows a number of Swedes being imprisoned in Iran under various pretenses. The total number of Swedes imprisoned in Iran is unknown.
This is developing