The operation is related to Christian B., the 43-year-old German with a history of sexual abuse of minors who he suspects kidnapped and murdered the little girl.

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Berlin.- The Policeman German registered on Tuesday a plot in the vicinity of Hannover (central country) in connection with the case of the disappearance and the alleged murder of the British girl Madeleine McCann in 2007, for which a German citizen is being investigated.

According to the local newspaper « Hannoversche Allgemeine », agents of the Federal Office of the Policeman Criminal (BKA) and the Policeman regional state federation of Lower Saxony participated in the registration of the plot landscaped, which was cleared and excavated in the course of the investigations.

A spokeswoman for the Prosecutor’s Office in Braunschweig confirmed that the operation is related to Christian B., the 43-year-old German with a history of sexual abuse of minors who he suspects kidnapped and murdered the little girl in the Portuguese Algarve 13 years ago.

However, the spokeswoman, whose statements were quoted by the « Bild » newspaper, did not specify what the suspect’s relationship is with the plot nor what was the purpose of the search by the agents, who were photographed using shovels and a search dog.

The suspect, with 17 convictions for various crimes, from assault to sexual abuse, is currently serving a sentence for drug trafficking in the city of Kiel (northern Germany). The signal from his mobile phone places him near the place where Madeleine disappeared.

However, the prosecution has not yet filed a formal accusation against Christian B. because he does not yet have sufficient evidence of his alleged authorship.