Two Berlin street racer received life sentences

Two street racing, started the race in Berlin, which killed people sentenced to life prison terms. About it reports DW.

As pointed out by the prosecution, the participants did not want to kill anyone, but knew that there was a probability of such an outcome.

Two men, 25 and 28, staged a race on the night of February 1, 2016. On a busy street in the centre of the German capital, one of the participants rammed a jeep. Killing 69-year-old driver of the SUV.

The psychologist giving the opinion for the court, noted that the culprit has a very high self-esteem, and participation in illegal competitions, it was necessary for him “to satisfy his ego and he does not realize his guilt.”

June 1, 2014, it was reported that Cholbi Nascimento Edson (Edson Cholbi do Nascimento), the former goalkeeper of the club “Santos”, son of the famous Brazilian footballer Pele, got six months in prison for participating in a street race, in which killed a motorcyclist.