July 27, 2011
Anders Behring Breivik, the principal suspect in the twin terror attacks in Norway last Friday, may undergo compulsory medical treatment following a medical examination, a Swedish law expert said on Wednesday.
Lawyer Bernt Birkeland said if the medical exam proves that Breivik was insane, he would be put into a mental institution for compulsory treatment, but if he was mentally stable he could be sentenced to life in prison.
Breivik’s lawyer, Geir Lippestad, said on Tuesday that “this whole case indicated that he [Breivik] is insane.”
This article was posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 7:05 am