Stuttgart riots: Seehofer speaks of a sign of alarm for the rule of law

the German interior Minister, Horst Seehofer (CSU) has referred to the riots in Stuttgart as an "alarm signal for the rule of law". He expects that the justic

Stuttgart riots: Seehofer speaks of a sign of alarm for the rule of law

the German interior Minister, Horst Seehofer (CSU) has referred to the riots in Stuttgart as an "alarm signal for the rule of law". He expects that the justice say against the perpetrators of a "hard penalty", said Seehofer on Monday to journalists in the baden-württemberg capital. It is the "credibility of the rule of law". After the events, it must not stay now "in indignation," said the Minister.

The operations in Stuttgart would have to be embedded in the development in the Federal Republic as a whole, said Seehofer at a press conference with Baden-württemberg's Minister of the interior Thomas Strobl (CDU). For some time the violence against the police and the rescue forces to take "continuous". The vast majority of citizens stand behind the police. However, there are apparently people who "were not representative" and the officials as the "enemies" would.

In Stuttgart had rioted on the night of Sunday, hundreds of people and police officers attacked. Stuttgart police Vice-President Thomas Berger estimated the damage done by the marauding groups on a six - to seven-digit amount. Among other things, were damaged in the night to Sunday 40 stores and in part plundered, in addition, twelve strip of demolished cars, said the head of the police operation during the night-time rampage in an Interview with the journalist Gabor Steingart. 19 police officers had been injured as a result of "total enthemmter violence", one of them broke his wrist, said Berger.

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 15:19

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