In Germany, the 91-year-old woman is accused of involvement in the murder of 260 thousand people in Auschwitz
In Germany, the result was charged with involvement in the murder of 260 thousand people 91-year-old former employee of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau near the Auschwitz, reports The Guardian.
According to the representative of the investigating authorities of Schleswig-Holstein Heinz Doyles, the defendant, whose name is not disclosed in accordance with German law, worked as a radio operator with the commandants of the concentration camps from April to July 1944.
According to investigators, the woman contributed to the mass murder at Auschwitz. In a press-service of Prosecutor’s office noted that the issue of transferring the case to court may be reviewed next year.
We will remind, in July, a court in Germany sentenced to four years imprisonment 94-year-old Oscar Training, served as an accountant at Auschwitz. He was found guilty of complicity in the murder of 300 thousand people.
Although Groening himself personally participated in the executions, the court decided that the money confiscated from arriving prisoners in a concentration camp, served as a support for the criminal regime responsible for mass murder.
The trial of a former accountant began in April of 2015. The defendant has admitted his moral responsibility for the events at Auschwitz, however, upheld the court’s right to decide on the legal side of the case. Groening checked baggage arriving in the camp of the Jews, kept track of funds confiscated from prisoners, and sent money to Berlin.
Auschwitz was the largest concentration camp established by the Nazi regime. It was created in 1940, 70 km from Krakow. Near Auschwitz was 45 concentration camps, the largest of them was the camp in the village of Birkenau (Birkenau). The whole complex of camps called Auschwitz-Birkenau. At Auschwitz, the Nazis killed about 1.4 million people, including 1.1 million Jews. 27 January 1945, about seven thousand survivors were liberated by soldiers of the 1st Ukrainian front.