Melania Trump sculpture in Slovenia set on fire on America's Independence Day

Melania Trump sculpture in Slovenia set on fire on America's Independence Day

- The sculpture of Melania Trump has been defaced and burned in Slovenia, in a place close to her hometown

- Though no one has been identified yet for the criminal act, Alena Drenik, the artist who commissioned it said he will like to know the culprit(s) involved

- Police are fast on the case and doing everything, without sharing details, to find what really happened

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As the US was celebrating its Independence Day, a life-seized sculpture of American first lady, Melania Trump, was being defaced and burned near her hometown in Slovenia.

The artist who made the sculpture told the media that a day after the incident, the sculpture looked messy and blackened with soot, CBS News reports.

The artist said he has filed a police report on the issue and he is looking forward to interviewing the person or the people involved in the act.

Alena Drenik, a police spokeswoman, said that the force cannot reveal details of the case as investigation are still very much on course.

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A collage of the first lady and sculpture. Photo source: CBS News/Forbes

A collage of the first lady and sculpture. Photo source: CBS News/Forbes
Source: UGC

It should be noted that the sculpture was erected in 2019 and it shows Melania as she was dressed on President Donald trump’s inauguration day with her light blue coat.

In 2019, a resident in the town said that the sculpture does not show the real beauty of the first lady. This is not the first time a sculpture of Trump’s family was damaged. The same thing happened to the president’s sculpture in January.

Meanwhile, YEN earlier reported that President Trump announced that the US stopped funding to the World Health Organisation (WHO) to allow for a review on how the health agency has been steering fight against coronavirus.

During his address on Tuesday, April 14, Trump accused WHO of contributing to the rapid spread of the virus and also playing a cover-up role thus complicating the fight against the global pandemic.

READ ALSO: US issues official notice to pull out of WHO amid global pandemic

Trump further blamed WHO for what he termed as being Chinacentric despite the US contributing $400 million to $500 million to the WHO each year.

In other news, Iran finally responded to the killing of its top general by issuing an arrest warrant for the US president.

The Islamic country also solicited the help of Interpol in catching the United States president and dozens of others. Iran accused them of killing a top general in Baghdad.

Tehran prosecutor, Ali Alqasimehr, Trump, alongside more than 30 others were involved in the January 3 attack that killed General Qassem Soleimani.

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