Danish Cartoonist's Attacker Gets 9 Years
The man who attacked cartoonist Kurt Westergaard after his caricature of the Prophet Muhammad was printed in a Danish newspaper has been convicted of attempted murder and terrorism and sentenced to nine years in prison. –JCL
A Somali man who targeted Kurt Westergaard, a Danish cartoonist known for caricaturing the Prophet Mohammad, has been sentenced to nine years in prison, followed by expulsion.
A court in the city of Aarhus sentenced Mohamed Geele to be expelled from Denmark and banned from the country for life after serving his sentence, a police official said on Friday.
He was found guilty of attempted murder and terrorism on Thursday.