Hundreds of neo-Nazis on the run in Germany
Police have lost track of more than 450 neo-Nazis, including violent offenders, according to new figures
Hundreds of neo-Nazis including violent offenders are on the run in Germany, new figures have revealed.
Data obtained by German press agency DPA showed police lost track of 467 far-right extremists, who have been sought for various crimes, including fraud, insults or violent offences.
Nearly 100 arrest warrants issued for politically-motivated crimes and a dozen arrest warrants issued for far-right-motivated violent offenses could not be executed yet, the Federal Criminal Police Office has confirmed.
Germany’s opposition parties have long criticized the government for not taking serious measures against right-wing extremists.
A neo-Nazi group, formed by three extremists who lived underground, killed at least eight Turkish citizens, a Greek immigrant and a German policewoman between 2000 and 2007.
The murders by the National Socialist Underground (NSU) have remained unresolved.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.