Today the district court in Gothenburg delivered its verdict concerning eleven bouncers and a head guard at a night club in Gothenburg. This reports Aftonbladet. The bouncers are suspected of systematic brutal abuse of night club guests. Six of the bouncers were aquitted while six of them were sentenced for severe maltreatment of the guests. The head guard is sentenced to 4 and a half year in prison for maltreatment and tax evasion.
The suspected maltreatment took place at the nightclub Nivå in central Gothenburg. According to the 13 witnesses in the trial, the guards systematically beat up guests of the nightclub. Drunk guests who were supposed to be brought out from the nightclub were instead brought to a remote room were they were beaten up. Some guests have spoken about being beaten and kicked while other have mentioned stranglehold and theft. One guest broke his hand and another one got a brain concussion.
None of the bouncers have confessed any crimes.