Tedious gathering of evidence necessary for the judgment
Today the court heard the testimony of two police officers: the first testified on the finger prints of Beate Zschäpe found on two newspaper articles reporting on the NSU’s crimes – these articles were found in an “archive” in the Frühlingsstraße apartment. The other witness, a detective with the Kassel criminal police, testified on attempts to find out the precise time of the murder of Halit Yozgat in Kassel in 2006 – as previously reported, secret service officer Temme had been present at the crime scene and had not reported to the police as a witness.
The court also read out the minutes of an interview conducted by Swiss authorities with Hans-Ulrich Müller, who according to the indictment was responsible for transporting the Ceska pistol from Switzerland to the mixed scene of Nazis and common criminals in Jena, from where it then found its way, via accused Wohlleben and Schultze, to the NSU. Müller had refused to come to Munich, but had testified to Swiss authorities. Continue reading