Federal Republic of Germany: Alleged ill-treatment of Thiyagarajah P.
Thiyagarajah P., a Sri Lankan Tamil aged 25, was reportedly stopped by police in the Tiergarten district of Berlin. They allegedly accused him of having stolen the bicycle which he was riding and proceeded to ill-treat and verbally abuse him. He was taken to a nearby police station and questioned, and then to another police station before being released. A medical examination the following day diagnosed a fracture to his left wrist.
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