A riot in Stuttgart: This inconceivable violence must have consequences

Stuttgart's mayor Fritz Kuhn (Greens) has condemned the riots in the city centre of Stuttgart sharp. "We will do everything that this will not be repeated,"

A riot in Stuttgart: This inconceivable violence must have consequences

Stuttgart's mayor Fritz Kuhn (Greens) has condemned the riots in the city centre of Stuttgart sharp. "We will do everything that this will not be repeated," he said on Sunday at a joint press conference with the Stuttgart police President Frank Lutz. "The special feature of this city is being attacked by those nights," said Kuhn. Its should all be aware of, which would have been involved in the riots. There should be no no-go areas in Stuttgart, said the Lord mayor. The liberal strategy of the police during the operations, it intends, in the future, but.

Also, the CDU-Chairman, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer invited to this "incredible violence" consequences. Police officers support and not just lip service, need Kramp-karrenbauer wrote on Twitter. In addition, she said that the date of increase "to something like the General suspicion of racism or to make laws as in Berlin undo". In the capital recently, an anti-discrimination law was passed which, in the opinion of critics, the police might be under General suspicion. Also on Twitter, the Friedrich Merz said. "Move on, move on, our police need to feel the attacks, and thus the state's monopoly on violence is being challenged, the full force of the law," wrote the possible successor Kramp cart Builder.

on Saturday night, had rioted, according to police, several hundred people in the city, police cars were thrown and shops looted. The riots on the Schlossplatz in Stuttgart were involved according to police, 400 to 500 people. The police have checked against 23.30 a 17-year-old German in the castle garden for a suspected drugs offence, said police Vice-President Thomas Berger. Immediately, would have deployed 200 to 300 people from the party scene with the young solid and the officers on the ground with stones and bottle of litters attacked.

Kretschmann: pictures of can't leave us cold

the castle square would have involved even more, the group grew to 400 to 500 people. 19 police officers were injured, 24 persons provisionally arrested. We are still in the midst of the investigation. A political Background to the riots could be excluded at the current stage of the investigation, said police chief Lutz. You have learned from the use of, and the police will increase presence to the prohibition of violence to consistently implement.

On the question of the nationality of the Parties or their any immigrant police Vice-President Berger said, "this is a Mix about the globe" have been. With a view to propaganda against migrants, which was widely used in the social networks following the riots, appealed to the Lord mayor Kuhn went on to the city of society and all that come for leisure to Stuttgart: you should preserve the liberality of the city and not rush to judgments, but the identification results to wait for.

Previously had expressed himself in Baden-württemberg's Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann (Green) to the operations. "These acts against people and property are criminal acts, which include consistently prosecuted and sentenced," said he. "The images from the Stuttgart city centre can't leave us cold."

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His thoughts were with the injured police officers and looting Damaged, so Kretschmann. Now we must carry the facts and findings, along with high-pressure clear who was behind.

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 08:20

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