The Itzehoe District Court in northern Germany issued a search and arrest warrant against 96-year-old Irmgard F. because she had left her home and her destination was unknown. She was a typist in Stutthof.
Hamburg (Germany), September 30, 2018 (DPA/EP). Irmgard F., a former Nazi concentration camps secretary and 96-year-old was taken into custody this Thursday. He was charged with being a accomplice to more than 11,100 victims. He was not present in court for the murders between June 1943 to April 1945.
According to a court spokesperson, Irmgard was arrested and searched by the Itzehoe District Court, northern Germany, shortly after he left his home.
He said that he took a taxi, then explained to him that the woman had gone to Norderstedt subway station on the outskirts Hamburg.
The trial was initially delayed because the court didn’t know whereabouts the woman even three hours after it began.
The prosecutor’s office accused the former secretary of working as a stenographer and typist in the Stutthof concentration camp commander’s office near Gdansk, Poland. He was a part of the systematic killings of over 11,000 people at the concentration camp. From June 1943 to April 1945, prisoners.
In the warehouse’s courtroom, more than 50 journalists and their assistants are waiting. Original plans called for the trial to start when the indictment was read.
According to information obtained by ARD last season, the defendant has been questioned several times as a witness. In 1954, he stated that all correspondence sent to the Central Economic and Administrative Office of SS passed through him. Paul Werner Hoppe, the camp commander, dictates daily letters and radio messages.
She also claimed that she did not know anything about the thousands of victims she had to deal with during her time as a secretary.
The central office responsible for investigating Nazi crimes stated that 65,000 people died in the death marches held at the end World War II at the Stutthof concentration Camp and nearby facilities in Germany. .