Three arrested in Sweden over murder of man linked to crime boss caught in Dubai

Flamur Beqiri, 36, was shot dead outside his home in south-west London on Christmas Eve last year

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Flamur Beqiri, who was known as Alex Beqiri, who has been identified as the dad who was shot dead on the doorstep of his £1.5million home in Battersea in front of his wife and child on Christmas Eve. Flamur, a Swedish national, ran record label 2020rec and was the brother of Real Housewives of Cheshire star Misse Beqiri, who was previously married to Man Utd footballer Anders Lindegaard. h attended by his sister and her partner, Towie star Jake Hall, and a number of other celebrities. Flamur, pictured here on his "open" Facebook page, had previously credited his marriage to Debora to Mark Zuckerberg because they met through Facebook.
Flamur Beqiri, shot dead in front of family in Battersea, London, UK - 26 Dec 2019
Flamur was killed in a hail of bullets after returning to his palatial home on Battersea Church Road after an evening out with his family. Police said the lone gunman departed from the scene on foot towards Battersea Bridge Road. Flamur was pronounced dead at the scene after a neighbour and the emergency services tried in vain to resuscitate him. Police have launched a murder investigation but there have been no arrests so far. Flamur Beqiri married wife Deborah in October 2018 at Lake Como at a lavish bash attended by his sister and her partner, Towie star Jake Hall, and a number of other celebrities. Flamur, pictured here on his "open" Facebook page, had previously credited his marriage to Debora to Mark Zuckerberg because they met through Facebook.

Three men have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of murdering a man in south-west London who had links to a crime boss caught in Dubai.

Flamur Beqiri, 36, a Swedish national who had a wife and a young child, was pronounced dead at the scene after being shot outside his home about 9pm on Christmas Eve.

Beqiri and his family were about to enter their family home in Battersea when a gunman shot him on his doorstep, in front of his wife and child.

A court heard in August that Beqiri and his family flew to Britain four days before the murder.

The three Swedish men, aged 22, 31 and 33, were arrested on Thursday in Stockholm and Vaxjo under a UK European arrest warrant, London's Metropolitan Police said.

They will now face extradition proceedings through the Swedish justice system.

Swedish national Anis Fouad Hemissi, 23, has previously been charged with Beqiri's murder.

He was extradited to the UK from Denmark in June and is due to appear at the Old Bailey in London on December 1.

Beqiri, who is of Albanian heritage, was a record company executive in London and the brother of a reality TV star, Misse Beqiri, who was on the Real Housewives of Cheshire progamme.

He grew up in the city of Malmo and was once associated with a Swedish drugs gang called Los Suecos, or "the Swedes", who operate on the Costa del Sol and were allegedly led by Amir Faten Mekky, who was arrested in a sting in Dubai in June.

Beqiri, who lived in Battersea Church Road, south-west London, was once one of Sweden’s most wanted men over a $2.35 million international drugs trafficking case and he allegedly knew several victims of recent gangland murders.

Mekky was one of Europe's most wanted criminals as an alleged gangland leader and the “financier” of accused Dutch drugs lord, Radwan Al Taghi, who was arrested in Dubai last December and is in custody awaiting trial for murders.

Although he is Danish, Mekky is claimed to be a central figure in the underworld in Malmo, in the south of the country, close to the border with Denmark.

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