A 26-year-old man from Basel was on Monday, may 8. In April 2019, was sentenced by the criminal court of Basel-Stadt, a conditional monetary penalty of 150 daily rates à 20 francs. You are likely to fall in comparison with the almost 100'000 Swiss francs for the costs of the proceedings, the need to shell out of the man, but hardly any weight.
The young man did at 27. May 2017 in the night bus from Basel to Arisdorf BL so, as he would plan on the mobile phone of a terrorist attack with poison gas, explosives, and weapons. Witnesses informed the police, and the Prosecutor's office began because of the terrorist to determine suspicion.
It turned out that the man is not a Terrorist. As is apparent from the connection data can be read out left, he had only done so, as he was on the phone. His fake Plan, he no longer wanted to remember on Monday, brought him yet a charge of causing fear and alarm among the population.
Five days earlier, in the English city of Manchester a suicide bomber after a concert of pop star Ariana Grande 22 people and himself killed and 139 people injured.
"took the action in view of the ever more frequent terrorist attacks aware of it, the Accused, at the least, in purchase to enable passengers in fear and terror," writes the prosecution in the indictment.
brother suffered at home search heart attack
For the defender, however, was not clear, that, out of context statements would be enough to scare the population. In addition, the security camera on the bus had recorded a normal journey.
Further, she criticized the authorities, because the brother of the accused suffered at the time of search of his house, apparently of a heart attack and the emergency station landed.
Ultimately, the defense requested an acquittal for their clients. The man was also in fulfilment of the Event due to illness-related "reduced intelligence" debt is capable of.
Mild punishment, high cost
The public Prosecutor demanded the defendant to a conditional imprisonment of 10 months. Single judge Dorrit Schleiminger were merciful, and spoke only a conditional fine of 3000 francs.
"she Probably wanted to feel strong," she said in the verdict. He didn't plan it, but a spontaneous "massive stupidity" committed.
The terror alert and the following investigations, the judge could not make undone. "The authorities are obliged to take it seriously," she said. So the man remains on the negotiating cost of 99'176 Swiss francs to sit. "I'm sure you will never do something like that again," said Schleiminger.
Taken over by 20 minutes, edited by the editorial Tamedia.
Created: 09.04.2019, 08:13 PM