OSLO: Gay Bar Shooting, Alleged Radical Islamic Man; Police had an eye on it for 7 years


Norway Shooting Suspect: A Norwegian court on Monday named Iranian-born Norwegian citizen Zaniar Matapur as a suspect in a murderous attack at a gay bar in Oslo. In this firing, 2 people were killed, while 21 people were injured. According to a report by Reuters, one person has now been described as a suspect. This man suffers from mental illness and is a fundamentalist Islamist. The attack took place on Saturday (June 25), when the city was about to celebrate its annual Pride Parade. The accused Matapur’s initial terms of imprisonment will be decided by a district court and he will undergo a psychiatric evaluation as part of that process.

member of a network of Islamic fundamentalists

Apart from this attack, Matapur has also been charged with murder and attempt to murder. According to Norway’s domestic intelligence service PST, the attack is believed to be an act of Islamic terrorism. According to intelligence agencies, Matapur was a member of a network of Islamist extremists in Norway and had known them since 2015.

The agency was constantly keeping an eye on him

In a press conference, PST’s head, Roger Berg, said that “the agency had been monitoring concerns about his extremism and membership of the Islamic extremist network since 2015. The suspect was also interrogated by intelligence services last month, But at that time he did not believe that he could carry out violent attacks.”

Suspect has a long history of violence

According to Berg, “The suspect has a long history of violence and threats. The PST also knew about the difficulties with the suspect’s mental health. The suspect’s lawyer, John Christian Alden, speaking to a TV channel, said that the attack had been a part of the investigation. There was no way to infer motives or reasons.

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