3. What must I say as an accused?
The right to remain silent, to which any defendant is entitled, relates only to information on the substance of the case. However, as a rule, you must provide personal details, i.e. your first name, surname and maiden name, your birthday and place of birth, marital status, occupation, place of residence, address and nationality.
If this is unclear, or if there is a reason not to say anything about your personal circumstances, you should first consult a lawyer specialising in criminal law.
On the other hand, you do not have to answer any further questions about your personal circumstances, as these are details of the matter at hand. In particular, you do not have to provide the police with any information about your monthly income.