Vandalized Benjamin Hermansen memorial: Police have video surveillance materials from the area

Benjamin Hermansen memorial vandalizedPhoto: Beate Oma Dahle / NTB

The police have reviewed material from video surveillance materials from the site of the memorial to Benjamin Hermansen at Holmlia in Oslo. 

The information was confirmed to news bureau NTB by police attorney Viola Bjelland in the Oslo Police District.

“The police have obtained video surveillance from the area. The material has been reviewed, and we are working on gathering more information. 

“At the moment, we do not want to go out with further details for the sake of the investigation,” she wrote in an email.

Act of vandalism

On July 20, a passer-by discovered that someone wrote “Breivik was right” on the memorial to Benjamin Hermansen. Multiple Norwegian politicians condemned the vandalism.

There have been no more reports of damage or anything else that seems to be related to the incident, according to the police attorney. The police still want tips in the case.

15-year-old Benjamin Hermansen was killed at Holmlia in Oslo in January 2001. Three members of the neo-Nazi group Boot Boys were sentenced to prison for complicity in the murder.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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1 Comment on "Vandalized Benjamin Hermansen memorial: Police have video surveillance materials from the area"

  1. Lock them up & FINE them ..This is despicable! They never learned saluting Breivik?
    This can’t be tolerated in civilized Norway! The Netherlands has just convicted “a killer by handing him a life sentence! ( a warning to criminals!) RACISM must be punished severely!

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