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Nazi helper arrested in terrorist case

The Local · 11 Dec 2011, 11:53

Published: 11 Dec 2011 11:53 GMT+01:00

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Matthias D. was arrested at his home in Saxony early Sunday morning. Federal police also searched three flats in the region, including Matthias D.'s and that of another suspected helper of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), the terrorist cell responsible for the murders of at least 10 people between 2000 and 2007.

State prosecutors believe Matthias D. helped the Zwickau trio – Uwe Böhnhardt, Uwe Mundlos and Beate Zschäpe – on at least two separate occasions.

He reportedly provided them with two flats in Zwickau, in the state of Saxony, signing a sub-let contract with Uwe Böhnhardt, who used an alias, in June 2003.

This helped the Zwickau trio to live underground and prepare terrorist attacks.

The state prosecutors are also accusing the suspect of sharing the NSU's aims and beliefs. An arrest warrant had been issued for him on December 8.

According to a report in Der Spiegel, the police now have seven suspects connected with the NSU. The group was dramatically brought to light in early November, when Böhnhardt and Mundlos were found dead in a camper-van and their Zwickau flat was destroyed by an explosion.

Zschäpe turned herself in a few days later.

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15:28 December 11, 2011 by Jimbob_77
According to prophecy....the neo-nazis become stronger to a point of controlling the New Holy Roman Empire....and when it's unleashed on the world, Hilter will look like a sweet school girl....It is already written and as the USA becomes impotent the 4th reich will become. If you think this is just an opinion, then type in "The Trumpet" cause all this info is there to understand....Take Care.....
10:25 December 12, 2011 by Celeon
I cant stand seeing that photo of this ugly Beate Zschäpe. She reminds me of Lynndie England from that Abu Ghraib prison. She could be her sister or something.
11:31 December 13, 2011 by Maschinenbau
come on.. is Jimbob_77 a bot?! or why he is posting the same crap about holy roman empire below every topic about nazis?
15:22 December 13, 2011 by Jimbob_77
The reason i post prophecy truths is same reason I have to read your comments.....Ohhh, that's right you have nothing interesting to post......
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