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Riot at Eritrean party in Husby, western Stockholm – over 100 taken into custody

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Sunday, 18 September 2022

Riot at Eritrean party in Husby – over 100 taken into custody


A total of five men were arrested and later arrested on suspicion of rioting and one man was arrested on suspicion of assault. A further 105 people were taken into custody in connection with the unrest

Updated: Yesterday 21.15

105 people have been taken into custody and five have been arrested in Husby after a conflict between two groups degenerated in connection with a party.

The police have launched a preliminary investigation into the riot.

– The atmosphere escalated and turned into a fight. The persons will be removed from the scene, says Helena Boström Thomas, press spokesperson at the Stockholm Police.

105 people have been taken into custody and five people have been arrested House village in northwest Stockholm after a conflict between two groups escalated.

This in connection with a party being organized in the area, according to information to Aftonbladet. The police have launched a preliminary investigation into the riot. Those who have been taken into care will be removed from the site.

– The situation at the site is now considered to be calm. Those taken into care are dropped off at various places deemed suitable, says Helena Boström Thomas, press spokesperson at the Stockholm Police at around 8 p.m.

The police state that they will look more closely at what the five arrested people are suspected of as part of the preliminary investigation into riots.
Upplopp efter regimtrogen eritreansk fest i Husby – över 100 omhändertagna av polis

Work for several hours

The operation has been going on for several hours. The police were already alerted in the afternoon to Husby after they received an alarm about a “disturbance”.

But it was only around 7 pm that the police started taking people into custody. According to reports, the police also used pepper spray.

– Just recently it got a little messier again, said Helena Boström Thomas at around 7.30pm.

– The atmosphere escalated and turned into a fight and the police quickly intervened, she continues
The police have taken a large number of people into custody in Husby.

It is unclear what the conflict was about

The police confirm that there has been a party in Husby centre. But they do not want to comment on the information that it can be connected to the fight. They are also tight-lipped about the background to the conflict that degenerated.

– We do not go into any details about what the conflict is about.

A large number of resources were alerted to the scene and several of the police have been seen wearing riot helmets. A police helicopter has also taken part in the operation.

The police presence remains large at the scene.

No one should be injured

According to the police, it is about two groups with “differences of opinion” which led to disturbances which then escalated and turned into a fight.

During the afternoon, a person was also arrested on suspicion of assault in connection with the incident. The police have no information about anyone being injured.

– In any case, no one has had to be taken to hospital, says Helena Boström Thomas.


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