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Mlle. Pasternak, Main Witness Against Steiger, Will Be Brought to Trial for Perjury

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Mlle. Pasternak, the chief witness of the accusation in the Steiger trial, will be brought to trial as a result of statements she made in the Lemberg court.

During the proceedings Mile. Pasternak declared that the Lemberg police official, Sukiennik, who was at one time in charge of the investigation of the Steiger case, made her drunk before his investigation and compelled her to change her testimony in favor of Steiger. Disciplinary proceedings were started against Sukiennik as a result of this testimony.

The results of this investigation which was concluded yesterday, showed that the statement of Mile. Pasternak was entirely unfounded. The state attorney declared that proceedings against Mile. Pasternak have been started.

Pan Sukiennik stated he would bring civil action against Mile. Pasternak.