Jihadist cases stretch German justice to the limit: prosecutor

December 11, 2014 12:43 PM

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Jihadist cases stretch German justice to the limit: prosecutor

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's justice system is struggling to cope with waves of suspected jihadists returning from Syria and the speed at which young Muslims are being radicalized, the top public prosecutor said on Thursday.

Federal Prosecutor General Harald Range said his office was investigating 46 of the most serious cases, involving 83 people suspected of offences like belonging to Islamic State or al Qaeda. Regional prosecutors were investigating 100 more.

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