The public Prosecutor's office in Stade, wants the immunity of the AfD in the Bundestag Armin-Paul Hampel cancel. The authority had sent a request to the Bundestag administration, said the spokesman for the Prosecutor's office, Kai Thomas Breas, on Monday. The reason for the accusation, Hampel committed in December 2018, the hit-and-run. The politician who has his constituency in lower Saxony, is said to have damaged his car a car wash in Buchholz in the district of Harburg and then drove off with it. On the request of the public Prosecutor's office had initially reported to the NDR. Accordingly, it is a damage of around 2000 Euro.
Hampel rejected the allegations. "The Whole thing is absurd," he told the German press Agency. Of hit-and-run could be no question. According to him, he was driven with his car in December, slightly crooked in a car wash. In the middle of the washing process, the system did work suddenly stopped. "I went in and asked the system to re-employ," he said. As this was not possible, he wanted his 9,50 Euro the money but did not get. About half an hour he waited, then he had the address of the owner and to be driving. Damage to the plant had not been for him recognizable - he had but guessed that she stopped because his car was slightly crooked. The police have visited him because of the incident on the following day.
The spokesman for the Prosecutor's office wouldn't give Details on the incident. "The exact accusation I say currently still nothing. We need to identify and legally evaluate,“ he said. The Bundestag must approve the waiver of the immunity. "We wait," said Breas.
deputies may be prosecuted for an alleged Offence only with the consent of the Parliament legally. You will enjoy according to the basic law immunity. At the request of the public Prosecutor's office, these can be rescinded by Parliament. (dpa)