19.3 C
Friday, July 3, 2020

Sweden: Man sexually assaulted jogging woman – Gets only 10 months prison

Follow us on social media!

The Swedish court decided to give the suspect a lower sentence because he wanted to “help” the victim afterwards and because he was suffering from mental illness.

It was during an evening in January that a woman was going on a jogging run in Bromma in western Stockholm.

She was listening to music when she all of a sudden was attacked from behind. The attacker pulled her down to the ground then took her clothes off and tried to sexually assault her.

The woman was fighting with the masked man for several minutes according to her estimation, and she received several injuries. Her jaw was twisted out of joint.

In an survival attempt, the woman pretended to offer the man voluntary sex, after which the man calmed down. She could then call an ambulance.

During this, the man was sitting beside her and picking away rubbish and leafes that had got entangled in her hair during the struggle.

The police arrested the man nearby and was originally prosecuted for attempted rape. However, the court ruled that it couldn’t be concluded that the man had intention of raping the woman, so instead he was convicted of sexual assault and assault.

Normally the sentence for this crime in Sweden would be 1 year and 9 months prison, but because of the attacker having a mental disorder and because he “wanted to stay there and help her as long as she was on the scene” he only got 10 months in prison.

“I think it is sick that one can damage me for the rest of my life, and that there is barely any consequences. This is not justice. One minimizes what I have been through and I am very angry because of it” said the victim.

“He will be released in just a few months, and then he can attack someone else again. I still suffer from migraine and pain in my jaw” the victim says.

She further tells of having nightmares and waking in the middle of night screaming for help. She also tells that she is not going out alone anymore.

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

CLICK HERE to sign up now to NEVER miss the most important news from Sweden and around the world!

Peter Imanuelsen
Peter Imanuelsen
Swedish journalist and political commentator. Founder and Editor-in-chief at Times of Sweden. Peter Imanuelsen has been reporting on the situation in Sweden for years and is more commonly known as PeterSweden on social media.


Sweden RAPE CRISIS: Record number of reported rapes in 2019.

A whopping 8350 rapes were reported in Sweden last year according to new preliminary statistics released by the National Council for Crime Prevention. This...

Sweden: Calls to replace King Charles XII with statue of Greta Thunberg

There are now calls in Sweden to replace historic statues, with a former Mayor suggesting that the famous Swedish King Charles XII,...

LATEST: Italy Corona virus outbreak

Follow our new liveblog HERE. We had to move this liveblog to a new liveblog - so please click the link above for...

The danger of Opinion-fascism

Very worryingly we see an increased trend of opinion-fascism. In an increasing number of countries, more and more you are only...

Sweden: Woman BRUTALLY gang raped with gun – Man sentenced to 1 year prison

A 21 year old man has been convicted for taking part in a particularly brutal gang rape against a girl near the...

Germany: Right-wing AfD politician’s car SET ON FIRE in series of ATTACKS

In the third time since March, a vehicle has been set on fire that belongs to a member of the right-wing Alternative...

Megachurch pastor ARRESTED for Sunday service defying corona virus social distancing order

Florida pastor Rodney Howard-Browne was arrested after holding Sunday church services with hundreds of people despite a "safer at home" order being...