The newspaper Aftonbladet reports that a business executive says he was asked by a member of the police to kill Olof Palme, shortly before the 1986 murder of the Swedish prime minister.
The newspaper says the police officer was well-known for extremist right wing views. According to the business executive, he told the Palme murder investigators about the incident, but they showed little interest at the time.
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Criminologist Leif GW Persson, who’s novel about the Palme murder is the basis for a mini-series currently on Swedish Television, dismisses the claim as nothing new, ty...