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Cairo Court Giveslife, High Fine to Alleged German Spy for Israel

Wolfgang Lotz, the West German businessman who allegedly confessed to being a spy for Israel in Egypt, was sentenced in Cairo this weekend to life imprisonment at hard labor and fined $75,000, according to Cairo reports received here. Lotz’ wife, Walrud, who had pleaded not guilty to charges of spying for Israel and attempting to assasinate West German rocket scientists working for Nasser, was sentenced to three years at hard labor and fined $2,400.

Another West German citizen, Franz Kiesow, was acquitted of a charge that he relayed classified information on Egypt’s military and economic situation to his employers, the Mannesman Company, in Dusseldorf.