The Swedish security service agency (Sapo) said on Monday that it has arrested two men on suspicion of recruiting volunteers for jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq.
Ronnie Jacobsson, Sapo Prosecutor, said the agency conducted raids in the central town of Orebro and in the capital, Stockholm.
He said the two cases were not related and did not identify the men or the groups the volunteers were recruited to join.
Mr. Jacobsson said the man arrested in the Stockholm was suspected of passing on information about explosives to a person in Syria.
He said the Orebro suspect contacted potential recruits at mosques and then met them at cafes.
The prosecutors said the mosques were not under suspicion.
He said investigation revealed that in March more than 150 people had travelled from Sweden to Syria and Iraq to join jihadist groups such as the
Islamic State. Source Premium Times/NAN