Germany: 9 police officers probed over far-right chat groups
November 24, 2020
German police have carried out searches in several apartments after nine officers were suspected of taking part in extremist WhatsApp groups. The raids occurred simultaneously in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Nine German police officers are under suspicion of participating in right-wing extremist chat groups after early morning apartment raids were carried out on Tuesday in western Germany.
The searches were conducted simultaneously in the cities of Essen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and Velbert at 6 a.m local time (5 a.m. GMT).