Swedish politician, Alexander Bengtsson, was hate crime attacked in his home

Alexander Bengtsson (Moderate Party) which is openly gay Swedish politician have been cut in the stomach in his home. He has been exposed to a number of events in the past and we suspect that this is a hate crime, said police spokesperson Christer Nordström.

Alexander Bengtsson

Early hours of Wednesday a masked man knocked on the door at the home of Alexander Bengtsson (Moderate Party) in Uppsala, Sweden. When he opens the door, he was knocked over and scratched in the stomach, of what he feels to be a knife. Swedish police suspect this attack was not a random attack, but a hate crime.

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Alexander Bengtsson was sent to the hospital after the hate crime attack, but at lunchtime he could go home again. He came from the attack without any serious injury.

– Everything is okay, but I can’t talk about it right now, he says to Swedish LGBT site QX.

He is an elected politician for the Conservatives – Moderate Party in Uppsala and has also been active in the party’s youth wing for years.

Photo by Twitter/Alexander Bengtsson