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'Sharia police' members to face trial in Düsseldorf
Sven Lau. Photo: DPA

The 'Sharia police', a group that patrolled a western German town chastising people for not adhering to Islamic law, are to go on trial.

Police grab infamous Salafist Muslim convert
Sven Lau pictured in 2012. Photo: DPA

Police in Mönchengladbach have arrested infamous Salafist Sven Lau on suspicion of supporting a terrorist group.

No charges for men who posed as 'sharia police'
Photo: DPA

German authorities will not to press charges against nine men who preached radical Islamist views in the street while wearing jackets marked "sharia police", a court ruled on Thursday.

State prosecutors in the Ruhr city of Wuppertal said on Tuesday that they have brought charges against notorious Islamic fundamentalist Sven Lau, who was behind a short-lived 'Sharia police' vigilante force in the city.

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