The taking of two guards imprisonment as hostages for two dangerous detainees in Sweden concluded with their release after nine hours of negotiation and delivering a score of kebab pizzas in the penitentiary.
The guards, who were released in two stages, “were not injured and are going to be reunited with their families,” explained Stina Lyles, a spokeswoman for the Swedish prison administration.
The two dangerous assassins who took the hostages.
At around 12:30 pm last Wednesday, two detainees from the Hällby high-security penitentiary, about 100 kilometers west of Stockholm, managed to enter the space reserved for prison dens, armed with razor blades, according to Torkel. Omnell, another prison official.
Inside they were two guards, who were retained. “Then we sent a mediator to the scene” and the police were mobilized, Omnell explained.
A kebab pizza.
Hallby Prison has 98 Security Class 1 slots, the highest security level of Swedish prisons, according to the Swedish Penitentiary Inspectorate.
A helicopter and 20 large pizzas
The kidnappers imposed two conditions for the release of the hostages, according to various Swedish media: a helicopter to flee and twenty pizzas with kebab meat to share among the detainees.
“Yeah, the pizzas were delivered,” Lyles said. Hällby Pizzeria confirmed that it had delivered the unusual order, although it lacked meat.
The pizzeria from which the police took the 20 pizzas.
“The prison administration didn’t explain much when they placed the order. And they have not paid meThey just came to get the pizzas and left, “SVT Beshar Toma, the pizzaiolo, told public television.
A cook at the pizzeria. They still haven’t got paid for the big 20 kebab.
The two detainees, who are serving two long sentences for murder, were taken to the police station for questioning by “kidnapping”, according to the police.
EFE and AFP agencies.