STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A man detained in Sweden on suspicion of being behind an explosion near a Danish government agency is to be handed over to Denmark, Swedish radio reported.
The Malmo district court on Friday formally detained the 22-year-old Swede after Swedish police arrested him on Tuesday at the request of Denmark, the public broadcaster said.
Him and another man are suspected of having detonated a bomb outside the Danish Tax Agency on Aug. 7 that injured one person and damaged the front of the building.
The court and the prosecutor were not immediately available for comment.
The 22-year-old will remain in Swedish custody pending a possible appeal against extradition, the radio reported.
(Reporting by Anna Ringstrom; Editing by Alison Williams)