Norway gunman banned from reading ‘new manifesto’

Last Updated: Monday, April 16, 2012 - 12:39

Oslo: Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, who confessed to killing 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage, has been banned from reading a ‘new manifesto’ he has written.

According to a lawyer Odd Gron, Breivik said ‘he has written a presentation that will take an hour, and he wants to read that.’

“But the court have sent signals to us in a meeting that they won`t allow that,” The Telegraph quoted Gron, as saying.

Breivik handed a copy of the presentation, having more than 8,000-words, to his lawyers when he met them on Friday.

According to the paper, to help him in his preparation, Breivik was supplied with a computer, a political dictionary and a paper copy of the manifesto he sent out on the day he launched his massacre.

His trial opens in an Oslo courtroom today and is expected to last ten weeks.


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First Published: Monday, April 16, 2012 - 12:39

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