A Danish prosecutor says she is appealing a six-year prison sentence given to a Danish teenage girl convicted of attempted terrorism, saying she should be incarcerated in a mental institution instead.

Natascha Colding-Olsen, now 17, was found guilty earlier this month of planning bomb attacks on her former school and on a Jewish school in Copenhagen, and of possessing chemicals, two years ago.

Prosecutor Lise-Lotte Nilas said Wednesday the case was “totally unusual and serious.” Earlier a medical report concluded that the girl was dangerous to others.

During her trial, Colding-Olsen, who converted to Islam in 2015, admitted the plans and making contact with people whom she thought were radical militants.

There is no date set for the start of the appeal case.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like