Teachers 'arrested for stealing Auschwitz memento'





Two Canadian teachers who wanted a memento of their trip to Auschwitz have been arrested by Polish police for stealing pins from the camp's railway track, according to reports.

The two male teachers were caught in possession of retaining pins used to hold down the rails which once transported hundreds of thousands to their death.

RMF FM, a Polish radio station, reported that the Canadians, who, allegedly admitted to stealing the pins, took them because they wanted a memento of their trip to Nazi Germany's most infamous death camp.

Jaroslaw Mensfelt, a museum spokesman, said that the two men had attracted attention when they bent over the track where cattle trucks had once stopped to disgorge their human cargo. Suspicious of their activities, other visitors informed security....



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