Germany: Turkish schoolboy tried to kill his teacher with a hammer

In the wake of a planned attack on his teacher Wolfgang Wittchow (52 years old) in Dortmund, the regional court sentenced student Serkan (17 years old) to prison on Monday for attempted murder.The regional court did not tell the exact sentence on Monday. A spokesperson said that the sentence could not be suspended, however. The trial against Serkan and two 18 and 19-year-old accomplices took place completely in camera.

The 18-year-old was convicted of aiding and abetting attempted murder. The third defendant was acquitted of conspiracy to commit murder.

The defendants are alleged to have lured the teacher into an ambush to the smoking area on May 9, 2019, under a pretext to beat him to death with a hammer. Allegedly a buddy of the student had fainted, another one was taking care of him there and needed help. Wittchow to the tabloid BILD: “What was weird to me was that they don’t smoke at all.”

The suspicious teacher never turned his back on anyone. So there had been no attack…

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