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Public Prosecutor Brings Action Againts Nazi Deputy As Immunity Lapses

The public prosecutor of Cologne today brought action against the Nazi deputy Boerger on charges of inciting to violence.

The action comes eight months after Boerger addressed a Nazi meeting in Cologne and agitated for acts of violence against the Jews.

Boerger, it is stated, could not be persecuted previously because of Parliamentary immunity which he enjoyed. This status is no longer valid, in view of the dissolution of the Reichstag, it is pointed out.

Unusually small sentences were imposed today on two Nazis who attacked Jewish boy scouts enroute to Frankfurt to attend a scout convention, while a third was released. While the public prosecutor asked sentences of 6 months imprisonment be imposed and counsel for the Nazis pleaded for a money fine only, the court ordered the release of one of the accused and fined the remaining two defendants 25 marks each.