He had a blood alcohol level in the blood and was stopped by the Berlin police: The Left-politician Hakan Tas has caused to daily mirror information drunk in an accident in the vicinity of Potsdamer Platz and then fled. The Berlin police could stop him later. Tas, 52, as the most prestigious Security expert in the Left-hand and sits on the interior Committee of the house of representatives.
According to daily mirror information occurred, the accident in the night to Saturday about 0.30 o'clock in the Lennéstraße, between Potsdamer Platz and Tiergarten. There Tas drove his car against a lamppost and continued his journey. Police officers who were not in the service, noticed the accident in the darkness, staggered into the service and took up the chase. The politicians committed to travel further minor fine, close to Nollendorfplatz adversity - Platz in Berlin-Schöneberg, he was eventually stopped by alert police officers, just as he was Parking his car. When the police him to the blood-taking, responded the place of the deputies in the captive collection "uncooperative" and "irritated". Blood collection, he agreed. Tas had to run home.
Left-party leaders, was in the morning
stay informed of The rumors that had existed since the morning of the round - also on the parallel Congress of the party of the Left in Adlershof. There Hakan Tas was spotted around 10 am. He informed the two group leaders, Carola Bluhm, and Udo Wolf, as well as the parliamentary Secretary Steffen Zillich about his drunk driving. Tas wants to turn in a personal letter to the President of the house of deputies, Ralf Wieland (SPD) and, if necessary, to a waiver of his immunity ask.
around 13 o'clock, why not let others know Tas is itself a statement: "After an emotionally upsetting trip to Turkey yesterday, I made a big mistake. I deeply regret that yesterday a car under the influence of alcohol to be driven. The consequences I'm going to wear and the investigative authorities the opportunity for complete enlightenment. Any necessary waiver of my immunity, I agree. To further damage from my group, stave off, I leave my speaker posts for the left party in the Berlin house of representatives and a member of the group management Board to rest.“daily mirror people for Free order
It was the first alcohol is not a journey of a politician in Berlin. To brought a certain awareness, a politician of the Green party, was so drunk that he fall asleep at the wheel. He was at that time, election coordinator and the country Director, and had to pay 1200 Euro fine. In addition, he lost his political task. Later, he said: "It has carried me out of the curve".More about
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Similar incidents, there were already earlier: The speaker of the then PDS, Hanno Harnisch, 1993 drunk the red Trabant, the theater Director Johan Kresnik, and drove it. The former CDU Minister of the interior Heinrich Lummer was caught Christmas of 1996 by 1.96 per thousand. Three years later, of all things, a functionary of the trade Union of the police after a wine binge the driver of the taxi in which he was sitting, and then two officers have abused. In 2000, Berlin's neukölln district, Youth city Council, Lutz Reichert was (CDU) drunk at the wheel, caught and lost his driver's license. In 2001, the then CDU-country managing Director, Matthias Wambach on drunk on a night-time radar control.