The man associated with executing four individuals subsequent to driving a truck through customers in Stockholm gas admitted to “psychological oppressor wrongdoing”, it has been accounted for.
Rakhmat Akilov has conceded the loathsomeness assault that executed four and harmed 15, his legal counselor said.
He purportedly told police he had “accomplished what he set out to do” and that his dangerous truck frenzy was “vengeance for bombarding ISIS”.
Johan Eriksson, the legal counselor speaking to the 39-year-old assailant, said in a court hearing today: His position is that he admits to a fear based oppressor wrongdoing and acknowledges in this way that he will be kept.”
Rakhmat Akilov, from Uzbekistan, was recognized as the associated driver with the seized lager truck which cut down people on foot in the Swedish capital.The 39-year-old was captured on doubt of psychological warfare offenses hours after the assault.
In meeting Akilov, a father-of-four, conceded he had arranged the assault notwithstanding completing a recce of the person on foot road he sped down, a police source told the Expressen newspaper.Investigators likewise uncovered a “suspect gadget” was found inside the lorry which was accounted for by state media to be a “sack of explosives”.
On Sunday, police uncovered the suspect was a shelter searcher who connected for residency in Sweden in 2014 yet had his application dismisses in June a year ago.
Experts said the man was needed in connection to an expelling request and that he had shown “sensitivities” for dread gatherings, including ISIS.
He allegedly had links to the Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir, had an expertise in explosives, and worked for an asbestos removal company at one time, Expressen reported.
Police spokesman Jonas Hysing said: “We know that he showed sympathies for extremist organisations, among them Islamic State.”
Police had been looking for Akilov since Sweden’s Migration Agency gave him four weeks to leave the country in December.
Yesterday, a British father was named among the victims of the horrific attack.
Chris Bevington, 41, was one of four people killed when the out-of-control lorry mowed down pedestrians in a busy shopping district.
In a statement, he was described by relatives as a “talented, compassionate and caring” person.
A statement from his father John Bevington said: “We are all devastated by the untimely and tragic death of our talented, compassionate and caring son Chris.
“A wonderful husband, son, father, brother and close friend to many. The family requests absolute privacy at this incredibly difficult time to mourn his passing in peace.”
Mr Bevington worked as a director with music streaming service Spotify and was based in Stockholm with his family.