Migrant Takes Baby Hostage to Prevent Own Deportation From Germany
A migrant from Ghana took a baby hostage at an immigration office in Germany to prevent his own imminent deportation, according to local media.
The man, 22, had reportedly been informed he would need to take a paternity test to prove he was the father of the child while visiting the office with the baby’s mother.
He then grabbed the baby and threatened to injure it, leading to a standoff with authorities that lasted five hours.
“The man had come to the immigration office with the child’s mother,” Norddeutschen Rundfunk reports. “Shortly before 2:00 pm, the situation escalated according to police: The Ghanaian