“Reich citizens” pose as public prosecutors | EUROtoday

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As of: January 11, 2024 5:18 p.m

Several so-called Reich residents are stated to have posed as public prosecutors. Investigators have now secured proof throughout raids in Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia.

The police searched the residences and homes of so-called Reich residents in Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia. The investigators accuse the six suspects, aged between 56 and 67, of posing as public prosecutors. They used this title in paperwork and despatched them by e-mail or fax, because the police in Nienburg stated. The public prosecutor’s workplace in Bückeburg, Lower Saxony, is due to this fact investigating the misuse of titles.

In Rinteln in Lower Saxony and within the cities of Vlotho, Porta Westfalica, Herford, Detmold and Bielefeld in North Rhine-Westphalia, faux ID playing cards, information carriers, unlawful stabbing weapons, electrical shock units and suspected medicine have been seized on Thursday. The searches have been geared toward securing proof. According to police, there have been no arrests.

Special police forces in motion

Because of the menace scenario, the police additionally used particular forces throughout the searches. “Reich citizens” are individuals who don’t acknowledge the Federal Republic and its democratic constructions. They usually don’t really feel sure by legal guidelines, administrative acts and court docket selections. There are overlaps with the scenes of right-wing extremists and supporters of conspiracy ideologies.