Threats should count as terrorizing, just ask anyone at the receiving end of those threats, but remember that this is Norway, so we should be thankful that they found terrorist guilty of something.
Mullah Krekar convicted of threats – acquitted of terror
|Mullah Krekar is in the Borgarting Court of Appeal sentenced to imprisonment for two years and ten months for threats.
He is acquitted of incitement to terror.
The verdict came Thursday afternoon. “He is acquitted of everything related to terror, but convicted of one count of threats and to have tried to influence the court, says defense lawyer Arvid Sjødin.
Krekar is also ordered to pay 130,000 dollars to the people who were threatened.
The Prosecutor’s statement was seven years in prison, while the defense lawyers asked for full acquittal. His lawyer does not hide that he is pleased that the prosecutors did not get approval for the charge of terrorism.
So far it is not decided whether they will appeal against the judgment.
The man who calls himself “Mullah Krekar” is Kurd from northern Iraq, He was born on 7. July 1956 and named Najmuddin Faraj Ahmad. He came to Norway in 1991 as a quota refugee. His wife and four children are also living in Norway.