The Prosecutor’s office called blew up the bus Borussia terrorist-loner

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The offender, who last week blew up a bus of German football team Borussia Dortmund, likely acted alone

The offender, who last week blew up a bus of German football team Borussia Dortmund, likely acted alone. This was stated by the official representative of the Prosecutor General of Germany Frauke köhler. “For possible accomplices or assistants we have no leads, told Koehler at a press conference on April 21. Tonight, the accused will be presented before the court.”

On Friday morning, the Spiegel magazine reported that on suspicion in blasting of the bus was detained 28-summer Sergey V., with Russian and German citizenship. Soon the office of public Prosecutor of Germany confirmed this information. According to police, the attack on the bus of the soccer team he did out of selfish motives. A week before the explosion, he took a large loan, of which €78 thousand spent on the purchase of put options club Borussia. To realize them he planned after the explosion, when quotes the football club will fall.

By words a press-the Secretary of Koehler, on the trail of a criminal they went through various brokerage firms. “What would profit the attacker in the course of implementation options, we still can not say for sure”, she said. According to the German publication sport Express, in that case, if in the course of the attack killed the players, and quotes the club would fall to a minimum, Sergey V. profit would amount to €3.9 million.

The explosion took place in Dortmund on the evening of 11 April in front of the hotel where the team was going to go to a Champions League match. The victims of the attacks there, the defender of “Borussia” Marc Bartra injured.

The next day the Prosecutor’s office of Germany said that the explosive device, damaging element were metal strips. Near the scene of the crime a note was found with reference to IG (banned terrorist organization). Two days later law enforcement authorities in Germany arrested three Islamists suspected of involvement in the attack.

As was going to earn a suspect in the attack on Dortmund

What specifically were used the explosive substance is still unknown. According to Koehler, the explosion was of such force that the bomb had disappeared almost without a trace, and now forensic experts carried out soil sampling on the site of the explosion. “While these samples are carried out, please have patience”, she added.