Sweden Democrat MEP charged in sexual harassment case

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Sweden Democrat Member of the European Parliament Peter Lundgren has been charged with sexual harassment, the Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Friday.

The incident involving a female party colleague took place in a Stockholm hotel room in 2018, Swedish Prosecutors said.

If a sexual harassment charge cannot be proven the prosecutor will ask the court to consider an alternative charge of harassment.

Peter Lundgren said in a written statement to Swedish Radio that nothing irregular happened.