the Boy was charged with attempted murder in one case and aggravated assault in the other. He has admitted aggravated assault in one case, but argued that he had the intent to harm another victim.
According to the testimony started the fight, which took place on 9 January, between 15-year-old and a schoolmate. They both should have had an ongoing conflict from the past. Drummer was hit by two stabs, one of which met the chin close to the neck. When another boy tried to go between the met also he of a stab in the arm.
and now sentenced the boy differ regarding what, exactly, was the basis of the conflict that led up to the beating. The principal of the school has previously stated that the quarrel between the two boys started during the christmas holidays.
the district Court found the 15-year-old guilty in two cases of aggravated assault. He is sentenced to youth care, youth services and damages.
the Boy cleared of charges for attempted murder, this despite the fact that several witnesses said that they heard him uttering death threats against the plaintiffs.
the type of the threat should be ”measured with very great caution” when it is uttered by a 15-year-old boy during a fight. The district court's overall assessment is that it is not possible to adjust beyond a reasonable doubt that the boy intentionally tried to kill the other.
the court can be appealed to the court of appeal by 5 april.