Now which Qur’an verse was it that motivated this Mohammedan?

Afghan Slits Throat of 85-Year-Old German While Waiting for Asylum

Pick your motivator:

Quran (8:39)“And fight with them until there is no more fitna (disorder, unbelief) and religion is all for Allah”

Quran (9:29)“Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day…

Quran (9:123)“O you who believe! fight (kill) those of the unbelievers who are near to you and let them find in you hardness.”

Quran (2:191-193)“And kill them wherever you find them…

Tabari 9:69 “Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us …

An Afghan asylum-seeker is accused of slitting an 85-year-old retiree’s throat while he slept. Prosecutors have called the German man’s daughter a key witness in the case.

Silhouette of a man in a wheelchair

A German court on Monday opened a trial against a 20-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker for murdering an 85-year-old sleeping pensioner last year in the small town of Wittenburg.

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The residence of the 85-year-old pensioner, where the murder took placeThe asylum seeker worked as a helper for the 85-year-old.

Spotlight on similar cases

Serious crimes that involve people who were among the almost 1 million migrants who came to Germany in the second half of 2015 regularly attract media attention.

Last year, riots were triggered in the eastern city of Chemnitz after a German-Cuban man was killed by alleged asylum-seekers. In the southwestern town of Kandel, the murder of a 15-year-old girl by an Afghan asylum-seeker also triggered months of anti-migrant protests.

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How long will the trial take?

The trial is expected to last seven days with a verdict due in May.