Detective Chief Inspector Jari-Matti Marttala confirmed to Migrant Tales today that investigations are still ongoing concerning the assault by residents of Teuva of a Muslim and his four passengers.
“We are still interviewing people, and we have not ruled out the possibility of a hate crime,” said Marttala. “Everything is still at hand…let’s say that it will take at least weeks [before we conclude our investigation] so we can get a full picture [of what happened] and all the parties heard.”
Migrant Tales spoke with the victim, who ended up in the hospital after being attacked and beaten by locals.
“The police have come to my home three times and once in the hospital,” he said. “One older man said while they were beating me that I should ask Allah for help.”
The victim said that he and his friends were insulted because of their ethnic background.
“I told them [in Teuva] that is wasn’t nice what they were doing,” the victim said earlier. “I asked them why do you speak in [a racist manner] that way to us because we don’t want any problems.”
Below are the ugly footprints of a suspected hate crime.