The murder of a 20-year-old employee at a gas station in Germany on the occasion of the use of a mask for the coronavirus has provoked strong reactions in Germany. particularly, 49-year-old man shoots employee for refusing to serve him as he was not wearing a mask.
The alleged perpetrator, who later stated that he did not comply with the restrictive measures, was remanded in custody.
As reported by the Athenian News Agency, The 20-year-old employee of the gas station had refused to serve the 49-year-old who wanted to buy a package of beers, because he was not wearing a mask. Irritated, the 49-year-old left leaving the beers at the cash register. He returned an hour and a half later, this time wearing the mask, which he took out when he arrived at the cash register to provoke the cashier's reaction. After receiving once again the order to put on his mask correctly, customer he pulled a revolver out of his pocket and fired the student who died instantly, clarified the police.
The suspect appeared at the local police station the next day and said that he felt "squeezed" by the measures related to the Covid-19 pandemic and that he saw "no other way out", said yesterday the prosecutor Kai Firman..
Police then searched his apartment where he found the crime weapon as well as other firearms and ammunition..
The mayor of Indar-Oberstein, Frank Freihauf, spoke of a "abominable» energy while the residents of the area where the incident took place residents laid flowers and candles in front of the gas station.
Agriculture Minister Julia Klockner, of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, originating from the area, stated that the murder was "shocking».
Catherine Goring Eckhard, ecologist said "deeply shocked " from the murder who, as he said, is "the barbaric result of hatred".
Police did not say whether the man belonged to the Querdenker movement, which has become the main vocal critic of health restrictions in Germany..