The court of the German city of Siegburg, the Federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, admitted the 46-year-old Palestinian living in Germany guilty of assaulting a Jewish doctor and his wife.
About it writes on Sunday, February 11, the website of the newspaper the Jerusalem Post, citing local newspaper General-Anzeiger.
The incident occurred in 2016 in Troisdorf, with a population of 74.500 people.
The defendant, whose name the press did not make public under the laws of the country, told the victims that he had already «killed a lot of Jews», and then pulled out a 40-centimeter knife and shouting «Allahu Akbar! Where is the son of a whore? I’ll kill him!»struck several blows.
The doctor’s wife tried to stop the offender, who punched her in the face. Volker Beck, a representative of the green Party in the local Parliament, wrote on his page on the social network Twitter: «How can we exclude political and religious motivation of the crime on the background of such statements? This is, without doubt, a manifestation of anti-Semitism».
According to the representative of the court, 54-year-old therapist with a private practice, he feared that the Palestinians intend to behead him.
The article notes that criminal accomplices were his two sons – 15 and 19 years, which is also charged with criminal assault, harassment and insult to the victims.
The youngest of the sons, according to the investigation, overpowered the victim and forced him to kiss the feet of his elder brother, whom the doctor had previously treated in connection with a fracture of the fibula bones.
Note that, according to several German media reports, the victim was not a Jew – Dr. tan Attila, a Kurd and Alawi by religion, is a native of Turkey.