The 21-year-old mosque attacker in Norway was handed over to police by a local court on a four-week remand while he is being investigated on suspicion of murdering a 17-year-old stepfather and violating the anti-terrorism law.
According to a news agency Reuters report, 21-year-old Philip Menshawas continued to smile during media briefings after appearing in court, with wounds on his face.
The lawyer for the mosque attack told the media after appearing in court that my client did not confess to any crime.
Witnesses said Philip Menshawas had several guns when he entered the Al-Anwar mosque, but was caught by a 65-year-old man.
Prosecutors said Manshawas was wearing a helmet at the time of the attack, with a camera mounted and making video of the shooting but could not broadcast the attack.
Talking to the media, police lawyer Paul Federk Kirby said ‘this video is basic evidence’.
According to the report, it will take several months now for the final verdict on the perpetrator to be regularly charged and convicted.
According to Norwegian laws, they could be sentenced to up to 21 years for violating the anti-terror law or killing a 17-year-old half-sister.
‘New Zealand mosque attacker chooses’
According to Norwegian local media, the 21-year-old attacker apparently belonged to a Brenton Tarrant who attacked two New Zealand mosques in March this year, which is also indicated by a statement on social media.
Local media reports say that shortly before the attack on a mosque in Oslo, a user by the name of Philip Meshivas posted a ‘race war’ message on social media.
In his message, he apparently referred to New Zealand mosque invader Brenton Tarrant saying “I have been selected by Saint Tarrant”.
It is understood that a white-form racist Australian was attacked and assassinated more than 51 people at a gathering for Friday prayers at two mosques in New Zealand this year.
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According to local media, the social networking site has confirmed in its statement the claim regarding the mosque attacker in Oslo.
It is thought that one person died and several others were injured in an attack on a mosque on the outskirts of Oslo on August 10, but Muhammad Rafiq, 65, proved to be an expert in the attack and thwarted the attack. And so many lives were saved.
Mohammad Rafique is a former Air Force official based in Oslo, where he was attacked by an armed man at a mosque in his presence.
The Norwegian government called the incident a terrorist event.
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The Oslo mosque attack was chosen at a time when Muslims around the world were busy preparing for Eid al-Adha, but the attack sparked fears among Muslims in Norway.
Local media and neighbors described the attacker as a happy citizen a year ago, saying their behavior had started to change a year earlier.
The state broadcaster, the NRK, said in its report that the attackers had “adopted very religious and right-wing extremist views”.
It should be remembered that Norway has also been subjected to horrific attacks by right-wing extremists, where Muslims have been targeted by peaceful citizens as a sign of fear.
The worst terrorist incident in the history of Norway came in July 2011 when an extremist Anders Behring Breivik attacked a political party camp.
The attacker termed the ‘influence of the Muslims’ as fearful, killing at least 77 people in indiscriminate firing at a Labor Party camp in the island of Utopia and near government offices in Oslo, the capital.