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As of: March 3, 2024 3:20 p.m

The police searched rooms in Berlin with a big contingent – within the hope of discovering the ex-RAF terrorists. Ten individuals have now been arrested. But these they’re in search of stay lacking.

In the seek for the 2 fugitive ex-RAF terrorists Ernst-Volker Staub and Burkhard Garweg, the emergency providers have quickly arrested ten individuals. The id of the individuals was decided, because the Lower Saxony State Criminal Police Office (LKA) introduced. Those affected didn’t supply any resistance. “All people have already been released after the identity verification measures have been completed,” it mentioned.

According to the knowledge, the previous RAF terrorists Ernst-Volker Staub and Burkhard Garweg weren’t among the many individuals arrested. The seek for them is ongoing. There had beforehand been discuss of 5 arrests. The extent to which they’re related to the RAF manhunt is the topic of the investigation, mentioned a spokeswoman for the LKA Lower Saxony.

Gunshot sounds “in connection with door opening”

The operation started round 7:30 a.m. within the Berlin district of Friedrichshain, in an industrial space on the nook of Markgrafendamm and Persiusstrasse. The Lower Saxony State Criminal Police Office is in control of the search. The Federal Criminal Police Office and the Berlin police have been additionally concerned. A complete of round 130, some closely armed, forces have been deployed, together with a particular operations workforce.

According to the LKA, the sounds of gunfire have been additionally noticeable throughout the searches. “These are related to a door opening.” No one was injured.

Trio is alleged to have dedicated robberies

The LKA had just lately considerably intensified the seek for the needed former RAF members Garweg and Staub. The background is the arrest of the suspected RAF terrorist Daniela Klette final Monday in Berlin. Garweg, Staub and Klette are mentioned to have carried out armed robberies collectively, together with on money transports, to be able to finance their underground lifetime of greater than 30 years. New mugshots have been solely printed on Saturday, that are most definitely to indicate Burkhard Garweg.

The investigators assume that the 2 needed males may be in Berlin. Klette, who was needed on six arrest warrants, was arrested in her house in Berlin-Kreuzberg and was taken into custody after being recognized by fingerprints. The now 65-year-old lady is alleged to have lived unrecognized in Berlin for years.

Members of the third technology RAF

All three are mentioned to belong to the third technology of the previous left-wing extremist terrorist group Red Army Faction. During their energetic time, the then Deutsche Bank boss Alfred Herrhausen (1989) and Treuhand boss Detlev Karsten Rohwedder (1991) have been murdered and Herrhausen's driver was significantly injured.

For a long time, the RAF was the epitome of terror and homicide within the west of nonetheless divided Germany. In 1998 it declared itself dissolved. Burdock, Staub and Garweg are additionally needed for a collection of later cash-in-transit robberies.

Raphael Knop, RBB, tagesschau, March 3, 2024 12:54 p.m