29.11.2021 – 12:08
The victim could not be identified until 25 years after a body was found near Gifhorn in Lower Saxony, 27 years later the investigators are now hoping to gain new evidence of who the Tunisian Zakia Mansour, who was murdered at Christmas 1994, was in the Braunschweig-Wolfsburg region in the ten days before -Salzgitter has seen. The ZDF magazine “hallo deutschland” reported on the case on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 5:10 p.m. and describes how the then and now retired chief inspector is still working on the only case that he had to leave unsolved to his successors.
“Hallo Deutschland” regularly picks up on unsolved criminal cases that have made history and reconstructs past events and current findings with the investigators who were investigating then and now with the investigators. “Aktenzeichen XY … unsolved” reported on ZDF on January 13, 2021 about a new lead in the Zakia Mansour case. The reconstruction of the case in “Hallo Deutschland” now also addresses the question of the extent to which the Zakia Mansour case is related to that of the missing Thai woman Ganya Thielke – according to witness statements, both women are said to have been seen together in a Chinese restaurant in December 1994.
In Aylin Mercan’s “hello germany” article, the former first chief detective Jürgen Schmidt and chief detective Frank Bauerfeld report on the case. Mohamed Sfaxi, son of Zakia Mansour, who only found out in November 2019 that his missing mother had been murdered, also has a say.
The news and tabloid magazine “hallo deutschland”, moderated alternately by Lissy Ishag and Tim Niedernolte, presents emotional stories about people in Germany and Germans all over the world Monday to Friday at 5.10 p.m. on ZDF. In the “Kommissare” series, the magazine recalls sensational murder cases that require a special sense of crime.
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