Susanna Maria Feldman: Iraqi murder suspect returned to Germany
June 9, 2018 11:01 pm
An Iraqi man who reportedly confessed to raping and killing a German teenage girl has been deported back to Germany.
Ali Bashar, a failed asylum seeker aged 20, disappeared after Susanna Maria Feldman, 14, was found strangled near the city of Wiesbaden last month.
He was detained on Friday in Iraqi Kurdistan and police there say he confessed to the crime.
Armed and masked police officers escorted him to police headquarters in Wiesbaden on Saturday.
“I’m delighted that the suspect will be tried in Germany,” Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said in a statement.
The case has renewed debate in Germany over immigration policy.