WBecause of the suspicion of preparing a serious act of violence that could endanger the state, there are searches in several federal states. This was announced by the General Prosecutor’s Office in Berlin on Tuesday morning on Twitter with, There are searches in Berlin, Brandenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Thuringia.
The authority later specified in another tweet The application: “Today’s searches are ongoing and relate to Chechen accused people from the Islamist milieu.”
The raids continued in the morning. The authority initially did not disclose further details. The Berlin police also said nothing about the actions. According to information from dpa reporters, there was a search in Berlin in Marzahn-Hellersdorf on the ground floor of a six-story building.
Like the newspaper appearing in Berlin “B.Z.” wants to know further, the searches took place in Seelow, Brandenburg, among others. There was an arrest in Ludwigsfelde (Teltow-Fläming district). A spokeswoman for the State Criminal Police Office in Brandenburg did not want to confirm the searches and referred to the Berlin authorities.
The sub-republic of Chechnya in the North Caucasus on the border with Georgia has been a region of conflict for decades. After a long flight from war and terror, ethnic Chechens are now scattered all over the world. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Moscow prevented the area from splitting up in two wars with tens of thousands of deaths. Terrorists repeatedly carried the fight outside.