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Trial against Halle attackers from 25 January

2023-12-04T10:58:09.840Z

Highlights: Trial against Halle attackers from 25 January. The indictment has been admitted, the main proceedings have been opened. The trial is to take place in a specially secured courtroom at the Magdeburg Regional Court. The defendant is said to have penetrated as far as the motor vehicle lock, where his attempt to break out failed, however, due to technical safety measures. If convicted, the defendant would face a prison sentence of between 5 and 15 years. The attacker was sentenced to life imprisonment followed by preventive detention in December 2020.



Status: 04.12.2023, 11:47 a.m.

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The trial against Halle attackers for the hostage-taking in the prison in Burg will begin on January 25, 2024. The indictment has been admitted, the main proceedings have been opened, the Stendal Regional Court announced on Monday. The trial is to take place in a specially secured courtroom at the Magdeburg Regional Court.

Magdeburg - The attacker, who is serving a life sentence with subsequent preventive detention for his act of October 9, 2019, is said to have threatened several enforcement officers in the Burg prison in December 2022. The Naumburg Public Prosecutor's Office accuses him of having coerced the officers with a homemade gun to open several doors for him to escape from prison.

The defendant is said to have penetrated as far as the motor vehicle lock, where his attempt to break out failed, however, due to technical safety measures, the district court continued in the statement. The charges are hostage-taking and violation of the weapons law. If convicted, the defendant would face a prison sentence of between 5 and 15 years.

The attacker was sentenced to life imprisonment followed by preventive detention in December 2020. On October 9, 2019, Yom Kippur, the highest Jewish holiday, the German had tried to storm the synagogue in Halle and cause a massacre. When he failed, he murdered two people near the synagogue. He is currently in a prison in Lower Saxony. Dpa

Source: merkur

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