Sunday 21 April 2019
News ID: 57290
Publish Date: 11 September 2018 - 22:25
TEHRAN (Dispatches) - The Finnish police have arrested four rioters in relation to the Monday attack on Iran's diplomatic mission in Finland, media reports said on Tuesday.
On Monday afternoon a protest, arranged by Kurdish-Finns against Iran, got out of hands in Kulosaari near Iran’s embassy in eastern Helsinki, Finland Today reported.
Finland's police arrested four people on Monday in connection to the assault on the Iranian embassy in Helsinki.
The news comes while police reported that they had received an announcement of a peaceful protest. Some rioters, however, stole Iran’s flag from the embassy and burnt it.
A sum of 150 protesters threw rocks at a police drone that was keeping an eye on the demonstrators.
In result, police sent more units to the scene. Four people were caught, of whom three are suspected of aggravated disturbing of the peace in related to burning the flag.
One person is suspected of violent resisting of an official in the performance of his duties.

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