Baden-Württemberg: Attack on the Green candidate – political background

Attack on Green Party candidate – political background

The Green Party leadership in the southwest expressed shock over the incident. photo

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A 37-year-old is first insulted and then beaten. A few days earlier it was announced that he was running for the Green Party. The police assume that the crime had a political background.

After an attack on a Green Party candidate for the local elections in The Baden-Württemberg police assume a political background.

The man’s candidacy had only been communicated a few days before the crime. The man stated that the insults were related to his party commitment, Ravensburg police chief Uwe Stürmer told the German Press Agency in Stuttgart. “We assume that the act has a political background,” he said.

The 37-year-old was first insulted and then beaten by a 57-year-old man on Tuesday evening in Amtzell, Baden-Württemberg (Ravensburg district), as a police spokesman announced on Saturday. The state security agency has taken over the investigation. This was still ongoing.


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