More than two and a half years after the violent Riots of
Right-wing radicals in the Leipzig district of Connewitz For the first time, two defendants are convicted
Service. The court Leipzig the 26-year-old men sentenced to one year's imprisonment and eight months without conditional release for violation of peace.
Hooligans and members of the right-wing scene had agreed to riots by the alternative district to the left, Judge Marcus Pirk said. The defendants were at least members of the violent group, who were violating the violation of peace.
The court thus followed the demand of the public prosecutor. The defendants' accused had asked for acquittal. They were still appealing in the courtroom against the verdict.
The crowd with the most heads was on January 11, 2016, armed with axes, iron bars and wooden slats drawn through the neighborhood. A little later was a particularly damaged road like a debris field. In a few hundred meters there was hardly a shop window completely
Shops were runaway, car windows were destroyed and
Left side mirror. "The street looked like a street
War zone, "said a platoon leader from a police force as
Witness before the court.
The day had the xenophobic in the city center of Leipzig
Alliance Legida is celebrating her birthday. At the same time there was a big one
Against event. The police temporarily included the custody of 211 rights on the day. Five officials were injured in the riots. Mayor of Leipzig, Burkhard Jung, spoke at the time about "open street terror".
All in all, the public prosecutor's office has raised Leipzig because of the riots
to date accused of 202 accusations. As a rule, there were two each
Suspects accused. Some procedures have been sent to other courts
among others in Torgau and Eilenburg as well as the
Attorney General Dresden.