The district court of Lübeck has spoken a 34-Year-old from the charges of attempted murder and instead indefinitely in the forensic psychiatry. The accusation was based on a 48-counts of attempted murder. The mentally ill man had been laid in July last year, in a fully occupied bus fire, and twelve people with a knife seriously wounded. One of the victims was only an emergency operation saved.
With a thick winter jacket and a pair of goggles the man had risen clothed on a hot summer day in the Bus line 30 in the direction of Travemünde. Video cameras of the station recorded how shortly after the entry of the man Smoking on the Bus spread. On other shots of the assassin is to see how he throws his burning backpack in the middle of the vehicle and with a knife indiscriminately at passengers off.
The defendant Busättentäter to process begin the process start at the beginning of January.(photo: Reuters)
One of the victims, a 47-year-old nurse from Potsdam, have first "believed in a practical joke", as you recounted as a witness before the court. "But when I saw how the man went off to other passengers, I realized that the was a stop," she said. The bus driver opened the doors and she ran away with her daughter. "I was afraid that the offender would be out parting every single passenger." Other passengers had managed, finally, to overwhelm the assassin, and to hand him over to the police.
introduction to the forensic psychiatry
Due to the Iranian origin of the offender and its procedure, the investigators had at first a political or religious Background of the bombing suspects. In interviews with a mental illness of the accused turned out quickly. A psychiatric expert had established that the 34-suffer from Years of diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenia. He was not, therefore, culpable, and could not be drawn in the legal sense for his actions to responsibility, said the reviewer. Prosecution and defense had requested, therefore, according to the man in the forensic psychiatry ward.
His client accept the verdict and will appeal, no appeal, defense lawyers said Oliver Dedow after the verdict. With the decision to send the Iran-born man in the closed psychiatry, followed the court to the request by the prosecution and defence.
The fact, had confessed, the defendant and the victim in his closing remarks before the court asked for forgiveness. "I want to apologize for the fact, and I hope that the Victims are all quite healthy," he said. As a justification for the assassination attempt, he had specified that he want to fight back against Unknown, and I had him treated for months with laser beams.