Sweden's prosecutors release man suspected of attack plot

Swedish police standing guard during a rally to honour the victims of the Paris attacks, held at Gustaf Adolf's square in central Stockholm, on Nov 21. 2015.
Swedish police standing guard during a rally to honour the victims of the Paris attacks, held at Gustaf Adolf's square in central Stockholm, on Nov 21. 2015.PHOTO: EPA

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish prosecutors released a man on Sunday (Nov 22) held on suspicion of plotting an attack, saying he was no longer a suspect.

Mr Moder Mothama Magid, 22, was arrested on Thursday after a intense manhunt.

He was suspected of having plotted in Stockholm to carry out an unspecified "terrorist crime". He had said he was innocent.

"The man is no longer a suspect," prosecutor Hans Ihrman said in a statement.