This story just keeps getting worse and worse:
Some of those involved in a series of sexual assaults against women in the German city of Cologne on New Year’s Eve claimed to be Syrian refugees, according to a leaked police report.
The outbreak of violence was also far more serious than previously thought, and at one point senior police officers feared “there could have been fatalities”.
Two publications have released what they claim is an internal report by a senior officer who was at the scene.
If confirmed, the report could have far-reaching consequences for Angela Merkel’s government as it tries to deal with the aftermath of the assaults.
Ministers have said there is no evidence asylum seekers were involved in the violence.
But the leaked police report, published in Bild newspaper and Spiegel, a news magazine, claims that one of those involved told officers: “I am Syrian. You have to treat me kindly. Mrs Merkel invited me.”
Another tore up his residence permit before the eyes of police, and told them: “You can’t do anything to me, I can get a new one tomorrow.”
A local newspaper reported that fifteen asylum-seekers from Syria and Afghanistan were briefly held by police on New Year’s Eve in connection with the sex attacks but were released.
The Express newspaper quoted an unnamed police officer who said his squad had detained several people who had “only been in Germany for a few weeks”.
“Of these people, 14 were from Syria and one was from Afghanistan. That’s the truth. Although it hurts,” he said.
In a separate development that could further stoke public anger, it emerged on Thursday that three Syrians have been arrested in southern Germany on suspicion of the gang rape of two teenage girls on New Year’s Eve.
The suspects have been in custody for several days but news of the arrests was kept secret to protect the privacy of the victims because they are minors, prosecutors claimed.
A 21-year-old man and two 14-year-old boys are being held in the town of Weil am Rhein, near the French and Swiss borders.
They are suspected of raping two girls, also aged 14 and 15, who spent New Year’s Eve with them at the home of the 21-year-old in the nearby village of Friedlingen.The fourth suspect is his 15-year-old brother.
Prosecutors allege they raped the two girls and held them for several hours.
You can call me a bigot and a racist and an Islamophobe, but I don’t want people like that coming to our country.
What I can’t understand is why Obama, Merkel and other western leaders were so eager to bring so many Muslim immigrants here in the first place. Okay, I have a pretty good idea what Obama was thinking, but what about Merkel and the others? Are they really that naive or was there some ulterior motive?
This shit is insane.