Police in Germany have arrested a suspect in a case where a death threat was sent to politicians from Die Linke (The Left), one of the country’s main liberal parties, in Landau. The suspect is a former member of Die Linke who wrote the threat to seem as if it had come from a Right-winger in the hope of getting publicity for the party.
The Prosecutor’s Office in Koblenz announced that police arrested the suspect after searching his home in the nearby town of Kandel on Monday. The man, 63, confessed to the crime during the search. He is a former member of Die Linke himself, according to areportby Die Welt.
The Treasurer of the Landau branch of Die Linke, Daniel Emmerich, had received a letter in his mailbox on June 6. It was addressed to him, as well as to fellow local Die Linke politicians Tobias Schreiner…
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