53-year-old man from indvandrerkritisk party is guilty of violence, threats and possession of weapons and explosives.
A 53-year-old man who has been set for the indvandrerkritiske party Free Denmark, is at the Court in Odense sentenced to seven years in prison for, among other things, have made a rørbombe and held a machine gun.
The defendant, Michael Jacques, has been found guilty according to the indictment, in addition to the weapons and explosives include threats against three caseworkers from the Municipality of Odense and violence against his then-girlfriend, who was pregnant.
He has acknowledged to have made a rørbombe, who was found by police in a flower basket at the front door, at the man's home in Odense-the suburb Bolbro.
the Bomb could be triggered from the kitchen via a battery that could be connected.
It was, according to the the accused intended for self-defense because he felt threatened by persons with a connection to a terrorsag in Vollsmose in 2007.
But it is not enough that the accused can claim to have acted in legitimate self-defence, says the presiding judge, Alex Nymark.
- Death threats that have been made in a book from 2008, may not lead to, that would be legitimate self-defence, says the judge with regard to that the threats against Michael Jacques allegedly made in a book from 2008 on the Vollsmose case.
Under the floorboards in the bedroom of the man police found a fully functional machine gun with the ammunition from the war.
the Gun belonged to the paternal grandfather, the accused explained.
He was a member of the resistance, and I'm generally proud of. My grandmother told me good, that it was somewhere in the skunk. I was looking for it, but found it not, the man who lives in his grandparents ' house, explained.
But the judge and the two lay judges have sentenced him for possession of the weapon as well as a skarpladt 9-millimeter gun of the brand Mauser.
According to the accused's ex-girlfriend, the man repeatedly said that he would use the weapon and the bomb to the police and caseworkers from the municipality.
He had, according to the former partner looked mad at the authorities because the couple's child is tvangsfjernet.
In an email wrote to the defendants that he would be "willing to go a step further down the ladder and get from 16 years to life, in order to finally be able to see my daughter".
But the words must not be taken literally, his lawyer, Klaus Ewald, explained.
- He is a flamboyant man who uses big and pompous words. He has to jump up like a lion, and fall down like a lamb.
the Lawyer called his client a "sworn islamkritiker", which "through the many years have feared retaliation from the islamic environment".
- It is a miscarriage of justice, it is here, exclaimed the accused person is excited, as the presiding judge has read the judgment up.
His lawyer informs that the verdict will be appealed to the high court.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 18 December 2019, 14:00