We might have to start rethinking this whole Facebook Live thing…
Swedish police have arrested three men on suspicion of gang raping a woman in a video that was streamed live on a private Facebook group.
Early Sunday morning, local authorities were tipped off about the ongoing streaming and rape from users, which allegedly took place in an Uppsala apartment about 50 miles north of Stockholm.
According to a statement from Uppsala County police, officials arrived at the scene to find the three men and woman, and detained the three men immediately. The statement read:
"This rape was broadcast live on a Facebook group and numerous people have been in touch regarding seeing this broadcast. The police went to said apartment, and in the apartment were three men and a woman. The three men were detained on the spot and then arrested by prosecutors at 2:30pm on Sunday."
Deputy Chief prosecutor Magnus Berggren told CNN the men remained in custody as of Tuesday and the case was still being investigated.
Berggren said the Facebook group where the rape was live streamed was a private group "where you could post