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July 8, 2015 10:27 am

Report: ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ Could Spend Less Than 2 Years in Prison

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Former Nazi guard Oskar Groening may end up only spending a year and eight months in prison. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Former Nazi guard Oskar Groening may end up only spending a year and eight months in prison. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Prosecutors in the trial of Oskar Gröning have called for the “Bookkeeper of Auschwitz” to serve three-and-a-half years in jail – but it has emerged that he could serve less than half of that because of delays in bringing the case to trial.

State prosecutor Jens Lehmann asked on Tuesday that 94-year-old former SS guard, who is on trial as an accessory to the murder of 300,000 Jews, receive a three-and-a-half year jail sentence.

Read full story at The Telegraph.

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