Dresden, on Tuesday: an arrested suspect is led into the building of the higher regional court.
The arrests in the case of the art theft in Dresden show that the audacity of the Berlin clans has reached a new level. Is there now any hope of finding the treasure again?
S.Achsen’s police did not always have a run in the end, but their mission on Tuesday in Berlin went according to the script: More than 1,600 police officers temporarily paralyzed parts of the capital, they searched 20 apartments, two garages, a café and several vehicles, but above all took them she found three men against whom there was “urgent suspicion”. “Urgent” means, according to the Dresden Public Prosecutor Jürgen Schmidt, that the investigators are very sure that they have the perpetrators who committed what was probably the most spectacular art theft in the history of Saxony a year ago.
Correspondent for Saxony and Thuringia based in Dresden.
Editor in the “Life” section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.
Within a few minutes, on a foggy Monday morning, they had broken into the Green Vault, the treasure chamber of the Dresden Royal Palace, brutally smashed the display cases with an ax and gathered around two dozen pieces from three priceless jewelery sets by Augustus the Strong. When the police arrived a few minutes after the alarm, the robbers had disappeared.