PET: No indication Copenhagen gunman was planning attacks
Denmark’s PET intelligence agency is coming under scrutiny after the deadly weekend shootings in Copenhagen. It has said that the country’s prison authority had warned that the gunman was at “risk of radicalization.”
The main opposition, left-leaning Venstre party has called on the government of Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt to launch an investigation into the work of the police and the Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET) in the weeks leading up to the weekend attacks, in which two people were killed.
“I assume the government will review this information. Have mistakes been made on the part of the police or PET? That has to be made clear,” the party’s spokesperson on justice policy, Karsten Lauritzen, told the Berlingske newspaper.
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Source News: DW