Man tortured with a corrosive fluid, knife and scissors
A woman and a man at Kristiansand district court have been convicted to long prison sentences for torturing a 22-year-old man with a corrosive liquid, knife and scissors.
The convicted woman is 34 years old and the man is 29, writes the Kristiansand newspaper Fædrelandsvennen. According to the newspaper, all three were part of the local drug environment.
The woman is sentenced to three and a half years in prison while the man is sentenced to four years and five months. In addition, they must pay NOK 100,000 in compensation to the victim.
In court, the man acknowledged the sentence of punishment, while the woman denied guilt. Both will appeal the verdict.
– “We believe criminal investigation has been done incorrectly. We believe there is no significant harm,” says the defender of the man Per Ragnar Holter-Andersen to the Fædrelandsvennen.
Women’s defender Nils Anders Grønås says that the verdict will be appealed in its entirety.
During the incident, ammonia was poured in the trousers of the man, who was bound to a chair. In addition, he was cut with a bread knife and maltreated with a pair of scissors to the groin. In the verdict, it is written that this was done in such a way that “the pain should last as long as possible”.
When the chair that the victim was bound to fell to its side, he was kicked and beaten by the 29-years-old man.
After the incident, the male victim spent two and a half months in the hospital, recuperating for the injuries inflicted as well as requiring stitches in his lower abdomen. The damage from the corrosive liquid, ammonia, was assessed as second-degree burns.
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