According to information from German justice department, the suspect who was on the hunger strike, has been under constant observation due to acute suicide risks.

The report said that the 22-year-old Syrian refugee has hanged himself in his cell.

German police found explosive materials on Saturday morning after raiding a residential area in the German city of Chemnitz which was believed to be the suspect’s hiding place.
However, the suspect managed to escape on Saturday despite a warning shot fired by the police during the operation.

The suspect was arrested on Sunday night in an apartment in Leipzig.

According to German Federal Prosecutor’s Office, “1.5 kilograms of extremely dangerous explosives as well as other materials, which are suitable for the production of an explosive vest” were found in the apartment in Chemnitz.

The suspect, who arrived in Germany last year, was thought to have planned and prepared for an explosive attack in a German airport, and has been under police surveillance for a long time. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.cm.gh

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