The authorities reported that the arrest of the man had already been ordered on Friday evening.
The man from the Ulm area, who was previously unknown to the police, did not resist the arrest.
Initially, the suspect did not provide any information about the allegations made against him. In particular, the investigations into the shipping route and the type of explosives packages had brought the special commission on Friday on the track of the man, it said in the message.
Letter bomb exploded
In the past few days, two mail items exploded at the Wild Works (“Capri-Sun”) in Eppelheim and at the headquarters of the Lidl supermarket chain in Neckarsulm. To this end, the police in Bavaria last timely intercepted an explosive mail that was addressed to the baby food manufacturer Hipp.
The investigations after the explosions were carried out with great personnel expenditure. 100 officers investigated the cases.
“In particular, the investigations into the shipping route and the type of explosives packages led the special commission on the trail of February 19,” says a joint press release from LKA and prosecutor’s office.