With a large-scale RAID is taken by the police in eight provinces against a suspected talks of violent criminal network self-confessed national socialists. The officials have ensured that more than a hundred of weapons, including machetes and swords,, informed the public Prosecutor and criminal investigation Department in Stuttgart.

In the centre of the investigation, 17, Accused at the age of 17 to 59 years. You are supposed to have formed a criminal Association under the name “National Socialist Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in Germany”.

“The members are United by their rights ethos, which manifests itself in a glorification of national socialism,” wrote the investigators. Parts of the groups had harbored fantasies of Violence and planned to arm themselves.

Overall, it was a matter of 40 Accused persons from the entire Federal territory. Searched twelve apartments in Baden-Württemberg, Bremen, Hamburg, lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia have been reported. This 200 officials came around to use, including special units. Fixed did nothing known or warrants to date.

The investigators had come to the accused in the evaluation of the chat logs of a mobile phone on the track, it said. The device had been seized in connection with a criminal investigation because of the using of symbols of unconstitutional organisations.

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