The case is one of the biggest judicial scandals in post-war Germany: More than seven years, Gustl Mollath was wrong in psychiatry. For this, he wants to see money now, and complains before the regional court Munich I. The most well-known justice of the victims of Germany's calls for 1.8 million Euro in damages by the free state of Bavaria. The Ministry of justice had commanded Mollath out-of-court 170 000 Euro, but this is not enough for today's 62-Year-old.
And he will have success: Because the court looks to the Forced hospitalization in the psychiatry claims for damages for Mollath. "Currently, we tend to take the verdict as unlawful within the meaning of the Convention on human rights," said the presiding judge. A "variety of procedural errors" had led to, that Mollath had been sentenced to placement in a psychiatric hospital. The presiding judge in Nuremberg was "trying to finish the procedure quickly. As has probably suffered the facts of the case something on underneath."
could look Like the damages remained, however, first of all, completely open. About Mollath and the Ministry of justice to exchange as a process, parties in a written procedure. A date for a further public hearing was not set.
Why meadows Mollath in the psychiatric hospital
Mollath had been trained in 2006, after a trial, because of alleged violence against his wife in the mental hospital. A reason for this: He himself had filed a criminal complaint against his wife and other employees as well as customers of HypoVereinsbank for tax evasion, black money and insider trading. Six years after the procedure, in the year 2012, then an internal auditing report of the HypoVereinsbank open to the public, confirmed a part of Mollath's allegations.
The higher regional court of Nuremberg ordered the resumption of the criminal proceedings and the immediate release Mollath. In August 2014 he was acquitted by the regional court of Regensburg. 2747 days he had spent wrongly in psychiatry. A Committee of inquiry in the Parliament was established, the Opposition of SPD, Greens and Free voters saw serious errors, among other things, the investigators. "It is of course a very difficult Situation for me - I have no fun with it, court proceedings to contest," said Mollath, as he announced his lawsuit against the free state in March 2018. But he had lost everything, was ruined. "You can't expect that with a bread-and-butter for an answer."