High ranking Sweden Democrat accused of rape
One of the top people in the anti-immigration Sweden Democrat party has been reported to the police for raping a young female colleague during Sweden's big political week of Almedalen, according to the tabloid Aftonbladet.
The man, who according to the newspaper has for many years been one of the leading figures in the party, has had his appointment removed and has been erased from the party's website.
The woman filed the police report on July 9.
While the man has not yet been heard by the police, he maintains his innocence to the newspaper.