cologne - The 44 -year-old man who sat in Cologne mayor candidate Henriette Reker stabbed , was only a peripheral figure in the extreme right-wing camp . The chief of the secret service of North Rhine - Westphalia announced on Monday that the man in recent years " occasionally turned up on the Internet, but not as ringleader ."
The man would be against the German police have said that he does not agree with the refugee policy in Germany . He would have wanted to join in the nineties by the Liberal German Workers Party (FAP).
These extreme-right party has been banned. Reker is still in the hospital. She came under more serious injuries to her neck. Saturday she underwent successful emergency surgery. The 58 year-old politician on Sunday won the mayoral election with an absolute majority.