In Mainz, Germany, have been caught on Saturday night, three young people trying their cell phones to the external outlets of foreign houses charge. A pedestrian was reported to the police that three persons ausleuchteten with flashlights plots of land.
The officials met the young men, the encores, to have outlets sought to the batteries of their mobile phones to recharge. On a balcony, the police found a mobile phone that was connected to a power outlet. Why they were looking for there, of all places, after electricity, is unclear.
What may seem to some a trifling matter, ends for young people, now in a criminal case for trespassing and "withdrawal of electrical energy". So a Paragraph of the criminal code means. Who deals with unlawfully and intentionally, can be prosecuted with imprisonment of up to five years or to a monetary penalty.
Whether the young people were able to charge their mobile phones, police said. For the procedure which should play no role. To try, power to divert, is punishable by law.