BERLIN: Police released the detained Pakistani today after it found the man innocent.
Berlin police had taken the man into custody over suspicion of his involvement in the lorry attack on Berlin Christmas market that left 12 killed and wounded 48 others.
The accused was let on go this evening on the orders of the federal prosecutor. Authorities identified the man earlier as Pakistani asylum seeker.
The forensic tests did not provide evidence of his presence in the cab of the lorry.