In connection with the attack on the Strasbourg Christmas market on the 11. December have been taken in Alsace, France on Tuesday, five people were arrested and interrogated. You are supposed to have procured the assassin Chérif Chekatt the weapon, with five people killed, according to a report in the newspaper Le Point. Further, the French media and agencies confirmed the report, citing investigators circles.
All five of the arrested are members of the same family and were taken into custody. Le Point , according to the main suspect, Albert B., a 78-Year-old, the stand on charges of illegal arms trade, already in the sights of the authorities. B. had sold the murder weapon on Audrey M., against the longer-is determined to Chekatt. As an intermediary in the sale of b. s 34 served Stéphane-year-old nephew. BFM TV, also a 32-year-old and a 65-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman are among those arrested.
The 29-Year-old Chekatt had opened during the Christmas season the fire in the festively decorated Strasbourg city centre. He killed five people and injured eleven more. After days of escape and manhunt Chekatt by the police and shot. He had sworn in front of his fact, the jihadists militia Islamic state (IS) Fidelity.
Chekatt was multiple-a record. For years, he was in for a number of thefts in Germany, Switzerland and France in the prison. There he is said to have radicalized.