Former Nazi death camp officer Oskar Groening, Bookkeeper of Auschwitz found guilty of mass murder in Germany– The court sentenced a bookkeeper, four years in prison guilty for mass murder.
German court sentenced, 94-year-old man, worked as bookkeeper at the Auschwitz.
Oskar Groening was found guilty, being an accessory to the murder of 300,000 people, Wednesday
July 15, 2015 Oskar Groening, defendant and former Nazi SS officer attended in the courtroom during his trial, Lueneburg, Germany, one of the last big Holocaust trials.
Allegedly, he was an accessory to mass murder of 300,000 people Nazi death camp.
The court sentenced Groening to four years in prison, though he was not involved in any actual killing at brutal Nazi death camp.
Prosecutors argued that through sorting the bank notes from trainloads of Jews, Groening helped support the regime responsible for mass murder. Where in fact 94-year-old Oskar Groening, is not really the killer and didn’t harm or kill anyone while working at the camp in Nazi-occupied Poland
The charges was connected to 137 trains carrying roughly 425,000 Jews from Hungary arrived in Auschwitz, between May and July 1944.
Recently, German justice response was no, during the trial upon the question of whether people in the Nazi machinery, but did not actively participate in the killing of 6 million Jews during the Holocaust, were guilty of crimes.
Before working at Auschwitz as bookkeeper Nazi death camp, he used to helped deportees as they arrived at the camp.
He collect deportees belongings and put trough selection process.
Since April Oskar Groening has been on trial. He has admitted moral guilt, however Groening said the final decision slies on the court whether he was legally guilty on the said case.
in a statement, He said that he could only ask God to forgive him as he was not entitled to ask this of victims of the Holocaust.