Right-Wing Politician Assaulted
The press secretary of the right-wing party Sweden Democrats, Martin Kinnunen, and his girlfriend needed to be treated in hospital for concussion late Saturday evening after having been attacked by a group of strangers. News agency TT reports that two people have been arrested on charges of assault.
Kinnunen and his girlfriend had been attacked on their way home. The police say the group of assaulters shouted political slogans during the attack. Kinnunen’s girlfriend has already been attacked in her home two years ago.