Child pornography suspicion against ex-national player: Christoph Metzelder has to go to court – sport

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Child pornography suspicion against ex-national player: Christoph Metzelder has to go to court - sport


Former national soccer player Christoph Metzelder has to go to court. According to Monday’s announcement, the court has admitted the prosecution’s indictment. Accordingly, Metzelder denies the allegations.  The  hearing at the Düsseldorf District Court is scheduled to begin on April 29th.

© www.de24.news The  investigators accuse the 40-year-old of having attempted to give a person possession of child pornography in 29 cases. In addition, one case is charged with possession of child and youth pornography.

At the beginning of September 2019, the Hamburg Public Prosecutor’s Office initiated an investigation on suspicion of distributing child pornographic content. “© www.de24.news

 The  accused is accused of having sent pictures with child pornographic content to a recipient in Hamburg via the communication platform WhatsApp. As part of the search, data carriers were taken as evidence for inspection, ”it said.

So far, the district court has set three dates for the process until mid-May. For Metzelder the presumption of innocence applies until a final decision in the criminal proceedings. (dpa)





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