This year already 51 cars were set on fire
In just the past two nights four luxury cars were completely destroyed. Once on Saturday night in Prenzlauer Berg and Neukölln three Audi and a BMW SUV went up in flames, while,a Mercedes SUV was burnt on Sunday. As in other cases state security began further investigation, since a political motive is suspected.
Overall, in Berlin, police said earlier this year, 51 vehicles were set on fire. Throughout last year there were only 53 Police spokesman Frank Millert says: “We have in 2011 compared to last year seen a significant increase of arson attacks on vehicles, and this increase is due almost exclusively to the month of May.”