It is a delicate case that is likely to strain the already tense relations between Switzerland and Turkey in addition. The Federal Prosecutor's office has opened a criminal case on suspicion of political news service, as confirmed on request. So far only accused Aydin K.*, a Kurdish-born Turk who has lived for years as a refugee in Switzerland. The office of the attorney General emphasized that "as always, the presumption of innocence" applies. For more information, please do not power.
confession under duress
among the evidence against the alleged spy of the contents of a mobile phone. The phone Aydin K. forcibly of a plurality of Kurds in a Pizzeria in the Canton of Bern had been removed. The police Aydin K. told that he had been forced in the basement of the Pizzeria to surrender the phone. In addition, he had to admit, for the Turkish intelligence service, WITH spies.
The Kurds, all of them sympathizers of Turkey's outlawed Kurdish workers ' party (PKK), which would be held in addition to the invoice of his mobile phone provider. It calls for a police office in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir have been recorded. You have him beaten with fists, with knives threatened, and for about 20 minutes in a walk-in freezer room locked up until he had filed a false confession. In addition, even his small children had been threatened with death.
The Accused and the alleged offender from the Pizzeria belonging to the victim circuit.
around four in the Kurds because of the alleged Assault to the public Prosecutor of the Bernese Jura-Seeland criminal proceedings for unlawful deprivation of liberty, coercion, threat and bodily harm. But now there is also a second criminal proceedings, in reverse roles: In the spy case, the Federal government is investigating legal profession, is Aydin K., the Accused, and the alleged offender from the Pizzeria belonging to the victim circuit. Aydin K. had worked in a Restaurant as a Pizzaiolo. His former boss Karzan D.* to belong to his future tormentors was.
it All began at the end of March, as Karzans brother Hamit D.* traveled to the wedding of a sister in Turkey. However, at the airport of Diyarbakir, he was arrested. The accusation: He was working for the PKK. A long prison sentence threatened him. It turned out that the trigger for the arrest was an anonymous Denunciation from Switzerland. Therein Hamit D. was shown as a Co-Chairman of the PKK's branch in Switzerland. Whenever the PKK-Chairman of Europe, Remzi Kartal, come to Switzerland, put up for the night, he Hamit D. in the Canton of Bern.
The Turkish police responded very quickly, because of the ads rapport is dated the same day that Hamit D. was arrested. Later, he was released. Recently he was able to leave in Switzerland. Meticulously, the Turkish police not only recorded what was told of the anonymous informer on the phone, but they also recorded the number of the mobile phone from which the call came. The number Aydin K. belonged to the family of the arrested Kurds soon found out.
not evidence admissible?
In the Canton of Bern Karzan D. consulted with several Relatives, what to do now. It was decided to put the informers in the Pizzeria-to-speech. So it came to the Aydin K. information above is alleged Orgy of Violence. The cantonal criminal proceedings, therefore, is still on the Run. The four accused profess their innocence. There had been no torture, no death threats and no knife tricks.
the betrayal - and Snitch allegations, has also mutmassliches victims, Aydin K., everything. "My client denies all the allegations in full, in particular the transfer of information to Turkey," says his lawyer, Daniel is prepared to spend. K. had been undertaken so far by the office of the attorney General cannot be questioned. There had been no search warrant or arrest. However, officers should have the Federal criminal police the man interrogated.
"the question then is," says Gränicher, "whether the alleged evidence can be recycled, since they were obtained by threats and violence." K.-said, in turn, of this newspaper, that he had nothing against the police his phone under the search, it will prove his innocence.
On the Smartphone, emails, and Aydin K. is said to have sent to a Turkish recipients were treacherous E -. The alleged spy, was himself as a PKK sympathizer gave Details about in the Canton of Berne living Kurds and offered his help in a suicide attack on the PKK-leader in Switzerland. He also wrote that two of the sons-in-law of the family of D. were not involved in the drug trade.
The Federal Prosecutor must obtain for the persecution of political news service an authorization from the Federal Council. It has not done but still, as the justice - and police Department. Therefore, the Swiss government remained a delicate decision saves. For The First One.
Created: 30.11.2019, 07:39 PM