Crime Round-Up: Alleged undercover agents’ case against intelligence services will be heard in the High Court

A somewhat unprecedented case is to be heard in the High Court, after the Copenhagen City Court yesterday decided to pass on the terrorist convict Ahmed Samsam’s lawsuit against the Danish intelligence services PET and FE.

“The court further finds that the case has a significant societal scope, as the defendants have stated that the outcome of the judgment may have an impact on the defendants’ organization of their in the future,” the court explained.

No date has yet been set for the high court case.

A version of events already reported by
Samsam, who was sentenced to eight years in prison in in 2018 after being found guilty of being part of IS in Syria, will have the couple admit that he collaborated with them between 2012 and 2015.

Samsam’s lawyer said the district court’s decision was positive for her client.

In 2020, Berlingske published a story backs Samsam’s claims that he was an undercover agent. However, both PET and FE have rejected the allegations.

Harsh convictions for smugglers
Five people have received prison sentences of five to eleven years for their involvement in the smuggling of MDMA and ketamine to . About 20 kilos of the substances were stored in candles and tables and sent from to Denmark using international courier . It is believed that the packages were then to be sent to , but Danish police were alerted after the Belgian customs intercepted one of them. One of the smugglers is American. Four of the five have already appealed the verdict.

Three assaults in one hour, including two minors
A 22-year-old man was arrested yesterday by the South and Police, after he should have committed three sexually motivated crimes in the course of an hour. Media have described the alleged assaults as ‘humiliation violations’ and it is believed that the first victim was a 10-year-old girl. The man then went on to a 14-year-old girl and a 50-year-old woman. The court in Esbjerg has decided that he must remain in custody for four weeks. At the hearing, the man did not deny the allegations.

How a union gave a violent ex his ex-girlfriend’s new address
To escape her violent ex-boyfriend, a woman traveled to Funen in the gloom and darkness of the night to begin a new life. But she had not expected her union to write to her partner informing him of her new address. When she updated her details with 3F Østfyn, they sat up royally when they sent her their trade magazine, not only to her old address, but with her new clearly identified. The Danish Data Protection Agency has expressed the most serious concern in the case, and 3F Østfyn has said that it will review its way of working.

Greenland demands a report from Denmark on its spiral campaign
Greenland has asked Denmark to investigate why the Danish Ministry of Health decided to give contraceptive IUDs to 4,500 Greenlandic women and girls between the mid-1960s and 1991. Girls as young as 13 were attacked in an attempt to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies. The Greenlandic Parliament saw itself forced to take action due to the ongoing ‘Spiral Campaign’ among islanders who want answers, and yesterday unanimously adopted a bill to ask Denmark to make a report.

The murder suspect voluntarily consents to an additional four weeks inside
The 36-year-old man, who is accused of having abducted and murdered Mia Skadhauge Stevn in the area in early February, remains in custody for another four weeks. Again, he voluntarily agreed to have his custody extended.

Source: The Nordic Page

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