Preventive detention for the 39-year-old man who attacked the Danish Prime Minister, who suffers from a “mild cervical sprain” | EUROtoday

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The Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksenwho was attacked by a person on Friday in Copenhagensuffers a “mild cervical sprain” and has canceled his Saturday commitments, in keeping with his cupboard in an announcement.

After the assault, Frederiksen was transferred to Rigshospitalet for a medical examination. The assault triggered a “mild cervical sprain,” in keeping with her workplace.

The prime minister, who canceled her agenda for Saturday, has printed a message on her Instagram account during which she assures that she is ok however “shocked and sad” by what occurred. Now, she claims, she wants “peace and quiet.”

The court docket of Frederiksberg (Denmark) has ordered preventive detention, till June 20, for a 39-year-old Polish citizen for attacking the Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, yesterday within the middle of Copenhagen.

The particular person, accused of assault in opposition to a public official, denied the costs throughout a listening to held with restrictions, and in keeping with the police report, he was clearly influenced by alcohol and different medicine when he was arrested, a minute after hitting Frederiksen within the arm along with his fist and pushing her.

Frederiksen was handled final night time on the Kingdom Hospital in Copenhagen and was recognized with “mild whiplash,” the prime minister's workplace reported.

During the interrogation held final night time, the person, who has been residing in Denmark for a number of months, admitted having acknowledged Frederiksen and mentioned he didn’t keep in mind a lot of what occurred, however denied having hit her.

“At the moment our main hypothesis is not that it was a politically motivated act. We have no further comments on the case,” the Police mentioned in its account on the social community X.

In his assertion immediately earlier than the choose, the person, who wanted an interpreter, confirmed his sympathy for Frederiksen and warranted that she was a “very good” prime minister.

The assault happens two days earlier than Danes go to the polls within the European Union elections.

Several EU leaders condemned the incident, which occurred simply three weeks after Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico was significantly injured in an assassination try.

“The attack against the Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, is an intolerable act of violence that represents an attack at the heart of democratic values,” the Italian Prime Minister declared in X, Giorgia Meloni.

Ursula von der Leyenpresident of the European Commission, wrote on the identical social community: “I have been very shocked by the news of your attack tonight. I condemn this despicable act that goes against everything we believe in and fight for in Europe. I “I want for energy and braveness, I do know you may have loads of it.”