The Federal Prosecutor’s office is investigating an alleged spy working for an Iranian news service in the Bundeswehr. The man had been arrested on Tuesday in the Rhineland, the German Supreme prosecutors ‘ office in Karlsruhe.
Against the 50-year-old German-Afghan nationals was already on 6. December of last year, a warrant has been issued. Consequently, he is accused of, to be for an Iranian news service to have been and to have these supplied with information.
The man said analyser, and the country had been history consultant to the armed forces. He should still be on Tuesday the competent investigating judge at the Federal court of justice (BGH) demonstrated. No further Details were given. Previously, Spiegel online had reported””. According to the report, the man had access to “sensitive information about the use of force in Afghanistan”.
A spokesman for the German defense Ministry said there were against members of the Bundeswehr, a suspicion of espionage in connection with Iran. For all other questions the attorney General is responsible.