A 20-year-old is suspected of planning several attacks in France. The German’s apartment in Baden-Württemberg was searched.

A 20-year-old German is suspected of terrorism in Baden-Württemberg. According to information from Welt am Sonntag, officials searched his living quarters in Lahr in the early morning hours of October 30. The suspect is in custody. It is said from security circles that the man spoke of further attacks in the context of the current terrorist attacks in France. The suspect would have declared himself willing to intervene. He mainly mentioned France as the target of the attack.

Indications of serious acts of violence endangering the state

Upon request, the Karlsruhe prosecutor confirmed that it had opened an investigation into the initial suspicion of the preparation of a serious, state-threatening act of violence. A spokesperson referring to the ongoing proceedings did not want to disclose further details. According to the public prosecutor, there are currently no indications of concrete attack plans of the suspect.

During the search of his home, evidence was found, including data carriers that are now being assessed. Officials found no weapons in the living quarters. A spokesperson for the prosecution told “Welt am Sonntag” that an application was filed to “issue a pre-trial detention order on suspicion of commercial drug trafficking.”

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