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Man sentenced to 8 months in prison after threatening to rape and drown the daughter of Faroese mayor

A 61-year-old man has been sentenced to 8 months in prison for threatening Kristin Michelsen, the mayor of the town of Tvøroyri on Suðuroy, reports Faroese news site in.fo.

The 61-year-old man has also been sentenced for threatening Mr. Michelsen´s family as well as a public employee in Tvøroyri, Østre Landsret high court decided on Monday.

In.fo writes that the man phoned and texted Mr. Michelsen and his family approximately 100 times from January to May last year. He also phoned Mr. Michelsen 35 times on Christmas Eve last year.

In addition to this, the 61-year-old man has threatened to rape and drown Mr. Michelsen´s daughter, writes in.fo.

Kristin Michelsen is not just mayor of Tvøroyri. He also represents the Social Democratic Party in the Faroese parliament.

Image credits: Kvf.fo (Kristin Michelsen)

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