The investigation is a fairly extreme network in the Frankfurt police, to draw more circles. So has turned out, in the meantime, the state office of criminal investigation. Politicians of several parties expressed concern. Because what is the extent of the case, is still unclear.

the Prime Minister of Hesse Volker Bouffier (CDU), described the investigation against the Frankfurt police, who are supposed to have exchanged in a Internet Chat extreme right-wing content, as a “very serious story.”

“I still can not be overlooked how far this goes. But there is no doubt, that regard us very, very seriously”, said the CDU Chairman in Berlin.

The Frankfurt public Prosecutor’s office determined, according to a spokeswoman from the last Monday against police officers, should have exchanged in a group chat extreme right-wing content. It is a matter of sedition and the Use of symbols of unconstitutional organizations (read more here). The police headquarters confirmed that the officials are in the service.

In the Hessian Landeskriminalamt (LKA) began on Monday a working group of “experienced investigators” work, a spokesman said. What exactly is the subject of the investigation, he said. Lead the Prosecutor’s office in Frankfurt, which is not expressed but is.

On Wednesday will be the investigation theme in the interior Committee of the Hessian Landtag.

the German interior Minister, Horst Seehofer (CSU) said in Munich: “police officers must be beyond doubt in the soil of our free democratic basic order, and this attitude of police officers it must not be the slightest doubt.”

To the exact backgrounds to comment Seehofer. “I must be there for the first time on my Ministry of authentic information.”

Minister of justice Katarina Barley (SPD) calls for a comprehensive education. “The standing in the room suspected, it could be a radical right-wing structures, is frightening,” said Barley the Newspapers of the Funke media group.

Deputy Chairman of The Green parliamentary group, Konstantin von Notz, also demanded a “thorough investigation”. In the current case, again on the NSU, have Disturbing “a little extreme”, he said to the RND. “It shows that we need a massive social and political effort to combat right-wing extremism that threatens our rule of law solid, determined.”


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