16-year-old Linda Wenzel, captured by Iraqi forces during the battle for Mosul, will appear before the court. This was announced by the Prime Minister of Iraq Haidar al-Abadi. «The legal system has to decide if she deserves the death penalty,» he added.
«Linda is a teenager. But, in accordance with the criminal law, Teens are legally responsible for their actions, especially when it comes to killing innocent people,» — said the head of government.
Wetzel, born in Pulsnitz in Saxony, was among the female terrorists armed with Kalashnikovs and suicide vests. The soldiers called it «Mosul Belle.»
A year ago, Linda ran away from home, stealing documents of his mother Catherine. She got on a plane in Frankfurt, made it to Turkey and then crossed the border into Syria. Police believe that the girl fell in love with a Muslim man she met online, and he convinced her to join a terrorist group.
While still at home, the girl, experiencing the difficulties of adolescence, has converted to Islam, began studying Arabic, changed his name to Miriam, was brought to school the Qur’an and published in the social network Facebook their photos in hijab.
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