Czech Police seized suspect of Terezin thievery

Criminal police has seized the men who is believed to stole bronze plates with names of victims of Terezin concentration camp, from the Terezin national monument.

The police speaker announced they cannot grand any more information, as the investigation still goes on and there are probably more offenders.

If he will be found guilty, he can get up to eight years in prison. The police also works on proving the manager of the metal collection centre knew he is buying a memorial, he could get up to two years in prison.

The management of Terezin memorial plan to replace the present bronze plates with imitation from artificial resin, mixed with bronze dust. Such copies would look exactly like the original bronze, but would be useless for sale.

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