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DThe police discovered a hand grenade and weapons within the condo of former RAF terrorist Daniela Klette. The condo constructing on Sebastianstraße in Kreuzberg subsequently needed to be quickly evacuated on Wednesday night. The Berlin police stated a grenade was taken out of the constructing and neutralized elsewhere. The State Criminal Police Office (LKA) confirmed on Thursday that extra weapons have been additionally discovered at Klette's dwelling. The residents of the constructing have been allowed to return to their flats on Thursday morning.

Reinhard Bingener

Political correspondent for Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Bremen primarily based in Hanover.

The 65-year-old Klette was arrested in her condo on Monday night by investigators from the LKA Lower Saxony. Shortly after the arrest, investigators found ammunition in her condo. The LKA explains the length of the search with the particular warning throughout the measure.

With a false passport in Berlin

Klette is without doubt one of the third technology of the left-wing terrorist Red Army Faction and has been dwelling underground because the Nineteen Eighties. After the RAF disbanded in 1998, she dedicated quite a few robberies along with former RAF members Ernst-Volker Staub and Burkhard Garweg. For years, the German authorities have been looking for the trio at nice expense, and investigators consider they nonetheless have the help of sympathizers.

According to their very own statements, the investigators tracked down the wished Burdock, who had been dwelling in Berlin for a few years as Claudia I with a false Italian passport, primarily based on a tip from the general public in November. At the top of 2023, a journalist from the Bellingcat analysis platform additionally got here throughout Claudia I. He fed facial recognition software program with the mugshots and got here throughout the Berlin capoeira dancer Claudia I., footage of whom can be found on the Internet. An LKA spokesman advised the FAZ that the tip from the general public was not associated to this analysis. When requested whether or not the LKA additionally makes use of facial recognition software program in its work, the spokesman answered within the affirmative.

After the arrest of Daniela Klette, who’s now in custody in Lower Saxony, there was no less than one additional arrest in Berlin. The first particular person arrested was launched after a number of hours. The man, who was roughly the identical age as Klette, was neither the 69-year-old Erst-Volker Staub nor the 55-year-old Burkhard Garweg, the LKA stated. The LKA doesn’t need to touch upon experiences of a second arrest for tactical causes. However, the authorities say that they’re persevering with to seek for each mud and cooking routes.