BVB-assassin Sergei W. now accepts the judgment of the Dortmund trial by jury. His lawyer, Carl Heydenreich, said on Wednesday that he had taken the appeal from the judgment. W. was convicted in the bomb attack on the team of the Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund for attempted murder of a custodial penalty of 14 years.

The Dortmund regional court had declared Sergei W. in November 2018, and the 28 times the murder trial and the achievement of a explosive blast for guilty. The presiding judge Peter Windgätter remained with his judgment below of the application of the public Prosecutor had demanded life imprisonment. The defense had initially argued to a penalty of well under ten years.

W. had stood at 11. To April 2017, three cluster bombs in front of the team bus of Borussia Dortmund ignited. It was only for Dortmund active defender Marc Bartra, and a police officer were injured. According to the indictment, it was W.’s goal is to kill players and thus to bring the price of the BVB share price to crash. W. himself had protested in the process, again and again, he had designed the bombs that lead to severe damage were excluded.

Three days after the verdict at the Dortmund regional court had both Sergei W. as well as the Prosecutor’s appeal. Although W. has now taken his appeal, the verdict is not yet legally binding. It is only if the Prosecutor pulls your appeal.


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