In the months prepared use of the Berlin police arrested on Thursday four men. Two were sought as a suspected arms dealer, the other because of little-known acts. Background the use of an investigation against a transnational gang, and the guns from Eastern Europe should also have in the Milieu of Arab families in Berlin have been sold. The Prosecutor's office, according to the ten Suspects involved in the smuggling of weapons to have been involved in – mainly from Slovakia.
From 6 PM searched 300 government officials, including the Berlin and the Brandenburg special operations command (SEC), 26 apartments and a Local in the capital region – focus on Berlin-Spandau. In Parallel, houses in Amsterdam were searched. In Berlin, a Turkish citizen was taken against the warrant. This man is supposed to be for the sale of the weapons in the Milieu of the city. One of the other suspects, a Russian citizen, is said to have smuggled the weapons to Berlin. In the case of the RAID, sharp shot weapons were found, possibly for the "own use",.
Were used to Fight weapons from Slovakia in the Clan?
The traded weapons were made in Slovakia, first of all, unusable, and welded. So the sale is legal. In Berlin, the barrels of the guns were drilled out and then in a professional manner. The Prosecutor's office informed that since the 2017 at the Berlin Milieu of normal use more often German Precision firearms company Glock were recovered, all of which came from Slovakia. They had been for 1500 to 2000 Euro per piece and sold on the black market. Some of the weapons are made of plastic, which is why they are not detected by metal detectors. In total, we have found even "70 such converted guns."
a scene of well-known 30 shot in the summer of 2018-Year-old to a Local in Kreuzberg's urban street with such a weapon. With a similar small-caliber weapon, according to unconfirmed information, last summer, was shot in the well-known intensive offenders Nidal R. on the Tempelhofer field.
From security circles, it is said, the have to do on Thursday smashed a gang only indirectly with the German-Arab Clans of the city, even if it was likely that relevant well-known families such smuggled weapons use. Benjamin Jendro of the police Union said the case shows that there are multi-cultural networks that operated across national borders.More about
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Twelve of the Newsletter, twelve districts: Our people-the Newsletter from all districts of Berlin you can order for free here: leute.tagesspiegel.dedaily mirror people Free clothes container order, Even were searched.Photo: Reuters police officers carry handcuffs on a detained man after a RAID on a house in Tempelhof.Photo: dpa