An asylum seeker on trial for stabbing his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend to
death has tried to strangle a court officer during the victim s mother s
Afghan Abdul Mobin Dawodzai, on trial for allegedly murdering his
ex-girlfriend Mia Valentin in Landau in the western German state of
Rhineland-Palatinate tried to strangle the court officer, according to local
An investigator reportedly told Bild that Dawodzai was restlessly moving
back and forth in his seat during the victim s mother testimony.
The woman from Kandel was reportedly telling the court how she found out about her only child s murder when she went to see her lying lifeless and completely disfigured in the clinic.
She said Mia s body was cold as she stroked her face and then talked about
burying her with her baby blanket.
Dawodzai it then said to have suddenly jumped up and yelled: „I want out of
Two court officers reportedly tried to restrain him but he began flailing
around and spat at one of the officials, calling him a „dirty pig“.
Dawodzai then allegedly jumped at the court officer s throat and began
strangling him, injuring the victim s arm and hand severely.
Special Deployment Commando officers who stormed inside the courtroom
finally overpowered Dawodzai and escorted him out in handcuffs and ankle
shackles, according to reports.
His defence lawyer did not want to comment on the incident.
Mia, a German national, was stabbed with a 20-centimetre (8-inch) kitchen
knife at a chemist s in the town of Kandel in the south-western German state
of Rhineland-Palatinate on 27th December 2017.
The public prosecutor is accusing Dawodzai of murdering her out of jealousy
Four days after the break up, Dawodzai reportedly posted nude photographs ofher online after finding out she had a new boyfriend.
He reportedly arrived in Germany in 2016 as an unaccompanied migrant and his asylum application was rejected in February 2017.
Authorities suspect he lied about being 15 but expert evaluations could not
determine his age and assessed he was between 17 and a half and 21.