NSU 2.0: Two provisional arrests for threatening e-mails

In connection with the extreme right-wing "NSU 2.0"-e-mails there have been two provisional arrests. The suspicions directed against a 63-year-old former Bava

NSU 2.0: Two provisional arrests for threatening e-mails

In connection with the extreme right-wing "NSU 2.0"-e-mails there have been two provisional arrests. The suspicions directed against a 63-year-old former Bavarian police officers and the 55-year-old wife, said the Prosecutor's office in Frankfurt am Main on Monday.

Both had been taken on Friday provisionally fixed, but now free again. The prerequisites for a warrant of arrest were not given, informed the public Prosecutor at the request of the F. A., for example.

Together with forces of the Hessian land criminal police office and of the Bavarian police, the public Prosecutor is to proceed according to its own figures last Friday in Landshut against the couple. The former police officer had already noticed earlier because of the legal motivated crime. The evaluation of the at the search the seized data carriers, and the further investigation is still ongoing.

The couple is stuck behind the E-Mails with insulting, racist and threatening content, which were sent to members of the Bundestag and other addressees.

Hesse interior Minister Peter Beuth (CDU) announced last week that 69 "NSU 2.0"-Writing had been known. Recipients were, therefore, different persons of the public life, most of them women. Previously also Victims of the Hessian police to be retrieved by computers. The acronym "NSU 2.0" is reminiscent of the terrorist organization "national socialist underground" (NSU).

Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 10:20

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