Police have arrested two men who are suspected of having participated in an escape from a psychiatric facility in Slagelse 19. november. The men of 20 and 24 years were arrested on Saturday evening in Barcelona in Spain.
It informs Sydsjællands and Lolland-Falster Police in a press release.
Both men are estimated to have been physically present during the befrielsesaktionen, where bandemedlemmet Hemin Dilshad Saleh escaped from a psychiatric hospital.
The two men were after fangeflugten in pre-trial detention in absentia - without being present - and internationally called for.
What their role exactly has been, want inspector Kim Kliver from the Sydsjællands and Lolland-Falster Police not to enter.
- With the two latest arrests, we have a total of five people sitting arrested in the case. Three sitting abroad, and two, we have arrested here at home.
- It shows that we have a good momentum in our investigation, and it shows that you can't save themselves abroad, and then believe that one is on safe ground, he says.
the Arrests are, according to Kim Kliver come thanks to good police cooperation across borders.
Hemin Dilshad Saleh, who was helped to freedom, is a leading figure in the bandegrupperingen NPV. He sat in custody in the surrogate at the psychiatric department in Esbjerg.
At one point he was visited by a person who had allegedly purchased the cake with the coffee. But in kageæsken lay two pistols.
the Men threatened the staff with guns, and in order to emphasise the seriousness of the threats they fired a shot down into the floor. Then they managed to escape from the hospital.
Saleh, is suspected, along with 18 others that have participated in a brutal assault in a hair salon on Nørrebro in Copenhagen. Here were two men - one a member of the rival gang Brothas - exposed to gross ill-treatment.
The two men, who were arrested in Spain on Saturday, is scheduled to be applied for extradition for prosecution in Denmark. Kim Kliver of Sunday dinner is not whether the two men will oppose it.
- If they won't extradite, it must run through the judicial system. We must wait and see, he says.
If the men agree, usually an extradition to take place relatively quickly, say politiinspektøren without going into further details.
Kim Kliver can not deny that there will be further arrests in the case, informs he. The 24-year-old Hemin Dilshad Saleh, is so far as is known is still at large.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 08 December 2019, 14:00