Parents aid jailbreak of 18 year old Swede convicted of rape
Wednesday, July 20, 2005
An 18 year old Swedish man guilty of rape escaped from the court of appeal in today, in a way described as chaotic.
According to the news agency, the man tried to escape from the custody of the staff of the treatment of offenders. His parents and some friends attacked the staff, and the 18-year-old and an additional 17-year-old managed to escape.
The parents have been arrested, but the young men are reported to be free as of this evening. Both men had been sentenced in the Sundsvall district court, the 18-year-old for rape.
- Färäldrar hjälpte våldtäktsman rymma" — , July 20, 2005
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