One of the defendants accused of plotting a terrorist attack against Jyllands-Posten newspaper claims his group were only in Copenhagen because one of them wanted a Big Mac. The four men, charged with weapons possession and terrorism, have begun their trial at Glostrup Municipal Court.
In taped testimony obtained by SÄPO, one of the accused, Sahbi Zalouti, initially denied they planned to take revenge on the paper for publishing controversial caricatures of the holy Muslim Prophet Muhammad in 2005.
"I do not know not where Jyllands-Posten is," he said. "We only came to Copenhagen because Mounir Dhahri wanted a Big Mac from McDonalds."