(THE LOCAL) — The editor-in-chief of Swedish tabloid Expressen and two other journalists with the paper have been convicted of weapons crimes related to a report about how easy it is to buy guns in Malmö in southern Sweden.

Swedish editor charged with weapons crimes (27 Dec 11)

Expressen’s editor Thomas Mattson was convicted of instigating a weapons crime, while former news editor Andreas Johansson was found guilty of being an accessory to a weapons crime.

Journalist Diamant Salihu, who actually purchased the gun, was convicted of a weapons crime.

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