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SZEGED COURT HANDS GERMAN NATIONAL LIFE SENTENCE FOR MURDER

 

A court in Szeged handed down a sentence of life imprisonment to a German national accused of having murdered an acquaintance and severely injuring another person in southern Hungary in 2017. The 53-year-old man of Turkish origin is accused of firing shots in a car park along the M5 motorway outside the village of Csengele near the Serbian border on the morning of December 5 in a premeditated act. One of the two men targeted died while the other suffered critical injuries. Under the ruling, the man will be eligible for parole in 30 years’ time at the earliest. The court also decided the man will be expelled from Hungary following the completion of his sentence and will be banned from entering the country for a period of ten years.