The murder of the Kassel government President Walter Lübcke today has members in Berlin and Wiesbaden. At 8.30 am, the Federal are expected to be interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) and attorney General Peter Frank to a special session of the interior Committee in the Bundestag.

The Federal Prosecutor’s office is investigating the case, and a extremist right-wing “political assassination”. The meeting is not open to the public.

The Committee on internal Affairs in the Hessian Parliament meets at 11.00 a.m. a special meeting. According to an SPD spokesperson, the Public has been requested. The CDU politician Lübcke was in the night of the 2. June with a gunshot wound in the head, on the terrace of his residential house in Wolfhagen near Kassel has been discovered. He died a little later in the hospital.

Lübcke had been threatened in the past because of its attitude to refugees. He had fought back in 2015 to an information event against abusive calls, and said, who do not share certain values of living together, could leave the country. The 45-year-old Stephan E. sits under arrest on suspicion of criminal detention.

Also, the President of the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution (BfV), Thomas Haldenwang, and the chief of the Federal criminal police office (BKA), Holger Münch, are expected to attend the Committee meeting in Berlin.

dpa