Not African Christians: Again — Five of the Berlin Subway Firebugs Are Syrians, And One is Libyan
Posted by addisethiopia on December 28, 2016
Berlin: Seven Migrants Charged After Homeless Man Set On Fire
SEVEN migrants have been charged after they allegedly tried to burn a homeless man to death on Christmas Day.
Six of the seven suspects are teenagers age between 15 and 18 turned themselves in to police after CCTV footage emerged of the incident which happened in Berlin on Sunday.
The homeless man, who had been sleeping in an underground train station, managed to get away and escaped unharmed after the attack.
The seventh suspect, a 21-year-old man, was arrested near his home. Police in Germany said the man was the ringleader in the incident.
Six of the seven arrested are migrants from Syria and one is from Lebanon. According to investigators their status is “very different” – some of them have a residence status, others are in ongoing asylum procedures.
Each of the suspects entered the country in the past two years as asylum seekers and worryingly were all known to police.
The 37-year-old homeless man had been trying to keep warm under sheets of paper when the gang tried to set him alight at Schoenleinstrasse underground station in south Berlin.
Cologne Christmas Eve: A Turk Douses Himself And Policemen With Gasoline – Threatens With A Lighter In His Hand
One policewoman was able to kick the man’s lighter out of his hand, so that he could be overwhelmed. Two policewomen were lightly injured. The 45-year-old was committed to the municipal clinic after the incident.
He harassed employees of a car rental
The employees of a car rental company had called the police because they were molested by the man. On the way to the police station, the Turk from Dortmund then claimed that the liquid in the can in his hand was drinking water.
He threatened “I will take you all with me”
During a scuffle in the police station the man was able to open the can and to douse himself and policemen with him with gasoline. He pulled a lighter out of his pocket and yelled: “I don’t care if I die, I will take you all with me!” One of the policewomen quick-wittedly reacted and prevented a worse outcome.
Proceedings have been initiated against the man for severe bodily harm as well as resisting arrest.