The man, who is in his 20s, was arrested by Troms police on Friday. He is charged with violation of Penal Code section 135a, ie racism, writes TV 2
The man was questioned and released the following day.
Last week, the twitter account had aroused strong reactions in Norway. The owner of the account has made declarations of support for terrorist Anders Behring Breivik in addition to racist and offensive twitter messages and images. In the field where the twitter user describes themselves, @NegerJeger writes, “# White Resistance Telling the truth about muslims / niggers / leftists.”
The profile picture is a drawing where Breivik kills African and Muslim children. The account also publishes racist messages about Muslims and people of African origin in Norway as well as supporting twitter messages for Anders Behring Breivik.