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Hitlerist Police Sergeant Sent to Prison for Two Years for Shooting at Jewish Superior Officer: Cour

Police Sergeant Friedrich Pohl has been sent to prison for two years for shooting last March at Government Councillor Lassally, a high police official, because he was reprimanding him for engaging in Hitlerist propaganda, pointing out that this was against the service regulations. I wasn’t going to stand a Jew questioning me about what I was doing; he said when he was arrested.

The Public Prosecutor demanded that he should be sentenced to penal servitude for five years, but the court took into consideration his excited attitude in court and adopted a more lenient attitude on the ground that he did not seem to be entirely sane.