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Polish court detains suspect over knife attack on priest

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Paweł Kononczuk 11.06.2019 19:00
A court in the south-western Polish city of Wrocław ruled on Tuesday that a man who has admitted stabbing a Roman Catholic priest should be detained for three months pending a probe.

While leaving the courtroom, the attacker told reporters that he had no regrets, adding that he did not know the priest personally.

The detained man, who is 56, faces a life sentence.

The attack occurred on Monday morning in front of the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Wrocław city centre.

The suspect approached the priest, started a conversation and then stabbed him with a knife.

The 48 year-old churchman underwent surgery. His condition is described as stable.


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