April 9, 2017 / 11:26 AM / 9 months ago

Swedish police make second arrest in truck attack probe - court official

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish police have arrested a second person in relation to the deadly truck attack in the capital and a court has appointed the person a legal representative, a court official said on Sunday.

“Police have arrested a person and we have appointed a public defender,” Helga Hullmann, judge at the Stockholm District Court said.

She said lawyer Johan Akerman was the legal council appointed.

Police arrested a 39-year-old Uzbek man on Saturday on suspicion he was the driver of the truck that killed 4 people and injured a further 15.

Reporting by Stockholm newsroom

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