DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1080
Crime Category: Judicial Crimes
Bre., Johannes Hugo Otto 8 Years
LG/BG Schwerin 610414
Ob. Gericht der DDR 610623
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Poznan
Crime Date: 4202-4412
Victims: Civilians
Nationality: Polish, German
Agency: Sondergericht Posen (Special Court)
Subject of the proceeding: Judge with the Sondergericht Posen (Poznan). Participation in 58 criminal prosecution cases, in the course of which 69 Poles and 2 Germans were sentenced to death and executed for minor criminal offences, in general on the basis of the so-called criminal law decree for Poles (PolenstrafrechtsVO) of 4.12.1941

Published in DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen vol. III


The court decision(s) of this case can be found in the printed volumes of the series or (on-line) here.