The police are being tight lipped on what exactly their criminal intent was.
There is a clear lack of transparency in Finnish police matters compared to how the police are allowed to behave in the US. Names are withheld here, and incidents are kept shrouded far too long.
National Bureau of Investigation was on the alert in Finland, too – as a hundred complaints of sexual harassment were made in Cologne
According to MTV News information Helsinki prepared for such events as in Cologne. National Bureau of Investigation says that about 2,000 Iraqis were in the Senate Square on New Year’s Eve .
There was however, no disturbances caused. However, the NBI seized six asylum-seekers in Kirkkonummi (Helsinki park), they are suspected of publicly prompting a criminal offense. The preliminary investigation is ongoing and the police are not giving a more precise information on the matter.
In Cologne, about a hundred women has made charges of sexual harassment in the new year. Similar cases were also in Hamburg and Stuttgart. In Cologne, about a thousand men, pestered, groped and sexually molested women. It could also be organized pickpockets, as property was stolen in the same incidents.