Seven charged after burning victim with iron

Seven men in Örebro, central Sweden, have been charged with kidnapping and aggravated assault after having tortured a man in Örebro last October, according to a report in local paper Nerikes Allehanda (NA).

The incident occurred in a flat in Örebro at the start of October last year, according to news agency TT.

The men allegedly tied the victim’s feet together and put him in a bathtub where they proceeded in burning him with an iron and hitting him repeatedly with computer cables. He was also stabbed with a screwdriver in the thigh.

According to the paper, one of the accused had asked the victim to visit the flat.

When he arrived there, the rest of the six men were hiding inside the apartment and jumped him as soon as he entered the flat.

One of the perpetrators also filmed part of the torture.

According to NA, it seems as if the the torture was meant to scare the man to silence in an upcoming court case.

The accused are all between 18 and 21 years old and apart from being charged with aggravated assault and kidnapping, the also stand accused of illegal threats and abusing judicial procedures.

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