You won't be punished unless you make a damage to property or any individual #Germany #Prison

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There are some interesting and some quite weird laws around the world. For example, trying to break out of prison is actually not illegal in Germany. This law was introduced back in 1880.

Prison escape is not punishable by law in Germany – German law maintains that it’s a basic human instinct to be free and therefore, prisoners have the right to escape jail. Escapes, however, rarely go unpunished because prisoners are held liable if they cause damage to property or inflict bodily harm against any individual upon their breakout.

Source: http://www.expatica.com/de/about/30-facts-about-Germany_108768.html, http://www.factswt.com/did-you-know-that-in-germany-it-is-not-illegal-to-escape-from-jail-because/