Bhatti beats murder rap

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Arfan Q Bhatti, who’s been involved in numerous criminal cases in Norway in recent years, was acquitted of attempted murder this week.

Bhatti, who also has faced terrorism charges, admitted firing shots at the home of a former leader of pyramid firm T5PC in 2006 but claimed he didn’t mean to kill anyone.

His defense attorney John Christian Elden succeeded in getting Bhatti freed of what he called “the most serious charges” against him. 

Bhatti has a long prison record and is perhaps best known for allegedly firing shots at a Jewish synagogue in Oslo and for a plot against the US Embassy. He was arrested and held in prison when US President Barack Obama came to Oslo in December to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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