hit tracker
Download http://bigtheme.net/joomla Free Templates Joomla! 3

Highway shootings: Truck driver arrested in Germany

BERLIN : German police have arrested a truck driver believed to be responsible for a series of more than 700 shootings on the country s highways over five years.
The Federal Criminal Police Office says the 57-year-old man was arrested on Sunday in western Germany and officers seized firearms.

 

The office said the man, whose name was not released, was brought before a judge Monday and ordered held in custody pending formal charges.
Starting in mid-2008, shots were fired at trucks loaded with cars, other vehicles on the highway and buildings.

 

Last November, authorities quadrupled a reward for information on the shootings to 100,000 euros ($131,000), saying that the assailant or assailants had started using more dangerous weapons.
In one of the shootings, a woman driving a car was injured.(AP)

Check Also

Cyprus has a key role in the stability and security of the Eastern Mediterranean: Antonio Tajani

BRUSSELS: European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, will pay an official visit to Cyprus tomorrow,  8 December. …

%d bloggers like this: