The public Prosecutor's office in Chemnitz directs against the Thuringian AfD group chief Björn Höcke an investigation. This will happen as soon as the Letter of the Thuringian Landtag is received with the lifting of the immunity of the deputies, said chief Prosecutor Ingrid Burghart, the German press Agency on Monday. The accusation loud on Offense against the art copyright act. A corresponding display, said the spokeswoman for the Prosecutor's office.
The judiciary Committee of the Thuringian state Parliament had repealed last Friday Höckes immunity as a member of Parliament, paving the way for investigations.More about
AfD-politician Thuringian state Parliament lifts immunity of Björn Höcke
the Background is the display of the parents of Sophia L., the summer has been the victim of a murder. Suspect a Truck driver from Morocco. The photo of the Leipzig student, was in one of the AfD and the Pegida Demonstration organised on 1. September 2018 in Chemnitz has been used. This is also Höcke had participated and a corresponding photo published on his Facebook page. According to the copyright law required parental consent for this has not been obtained, according to the Prosecutor's office. (dpa)