Hooligan handed 2-year suspended prison sentence

An FC Zurich supporter has been found guilty of throwing a flare at fans of rival team Grasshoppers last October in the Letzigrund stadium.

The incident happened on 2 October 2011, shortly before the end of the Zurich derby.

The incident happened on 2 October 2011, shortly before the end of the Zurich derby. Bild: Keystone

Feedback

Tragen Sie mit Hinweisen zu diesem Artikel bei oder melden Sie uns Fehler.

The man was convicted of causing danger to life and attempted bodily harm. He was handed a 2-year suspended prison sentence. The Zurich district court also convicted the 24-year-old of multiple violations of the law on explosives, and non compliance with the ban on wearing a face covering.

The incident happened on 2 October 2011, shortly before the end of the Zurich derby. The defendant threw a flare that landed in the middle of the Grasshoppers supporters' sector. A fan was slightly injured on the shoulder. The temperature of these devices can reach 1,500 degrees. The match had to be stopped before time because of the ensuing fighting in the stands. In the mÍlÈe the defendant hit a Grasshoppers supporter on the head. Five fans were arrested, including the one who threw the flare. One was sentenced to six months' imprisonment. Three other men were released. (jg/sda)

Erstellt: 18.05.2012, 18:09 Uhr

Werbung

Weiterbildung

Ausbildung & Weiterbildung Finden Sie die passende Weiterbildung Technischer Kaufmann, Deutsch lernen, Coaching Ausbildung, Präsentationstechnik, Persönlichkeitsentwicklung

Kommentare

Blogs

Sweet Home Diese Risiken lohnen sich

Tingler Endlich die richtige Wahl

Das Immobilien-Portal für Basel und die Region

Die Welt in Bildern

Eine Karawane zieht durch die Strasse: In Selcuk im Westen der Türkei sind ein Viehbesitzer und sein Kamel auf dem Weg zum jährlichen Kamelringen. Der traditionelle Wettkampf existiert bereits seit 2400 Jahren (19. Januar 2019)
(Bild: Bulent Kilic) Mehr...