By Bill Hutchinson
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
Originally Published:Sunday, July 24th 2011, 6:59 PM
Updated: Sunday, July 24th 2011, 9:38 PM
The Islamophobic farmer accused of slaughtering 97 people in twin attacks in Norway used hollow-point bullets to inflict maximum damage and now wants to tell the world why, officials said Sunday.
Anders Behring Breivik,
expected to be arraigned Monday on terrorism charges, told his attorney that while his actions were "atrocious," they were "necessary."
Defense attorney Geir Lippestad said Breivik, who spent two years penning a 1,500-page hate-filled manifesto aimed at Muslims and immigrants, has requested an open-court hearing "to explain himself."
Scotland Yard counter-terrorism detectives were probing Breivik's claims that he was recruited by two English extremists at a 2002 meeting in London. He also boasted of being a successor to the …