Mounir Dhahri

Mounir Ben Mohamed Dhahri (born 2 February 1966 in Tunisia) is a Tunisian citizen residing in Stockholm, Sweden, who was arrested in Denmark in 2010 over a suspected terror plot against the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

Dhahri came to Sweden from Tunisia in August 1993 and received a permanent residence permit in Sweden in January 1996.[1][2] He has unsuccessfully applied for Swedish citizenship.[2] Dhahri is divorced and has two children with two different women.[2]

Dhahri has been treated for drug abuse and has been convicted several times for assault.[1] In 2000 he was convicted for assault against his then spouse, illegal threat and resisting arrest.[3] In 2004 he was convicted by the Stockholm district court for assault, illegal threat and drugs crime.[3]

In March 2004 Dhahri was convicted by the Stockholm district court for having threatened to kill two employees in a 7-Eleven store in Stockholm in April 2003, after he was denied a request to borrow a telephone.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Forsström, Anders; Svahn, Clas (30 December 2010). "Terroristhäktade tidigare dömda för vålds- och sexualbrott". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). Retrieved 30 December 2010.
  2. ^ a b c "Vad gäller saken?". Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish). 31 December 2010. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Här är svenskarna som häktats". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). 31 December 2010. Retrieved 31 December 2010.