Monday 14 October 2019

Nazi couple who named baby 'Adolf' jailed over terror group

 

The sentencing judge said both had “a long history of violent racist beliefs” (stock photo)
The sentencing judge said both had “a long history of violent racist beliefs” (stock photo)

Izzy Lyons

A fanatical Neo Nazi couple who named their baby son after Adolf Hitler have been jailed for membership of a terrorist group that wants to use "serious violence and murder" to "overthrow democracy" in the UK, a judge warned.

Adam Thomas (22) and Claudia Patatas (38) were found guilty of being members of the extreme right-wing organisation National Action, which was banned in 2016.

The jury was told that Thomas and Patatas gave their child the middle name "Adolf", which Thomas said was in "admiration" of Hitler, and the couple had Swastika cushions in their home.

Thomas and Patatas were jailed at Birmingham Crown Court for six years and six months, and five years, respectively.

The sentencing judge said both had "a long history of violent racist beliefs".

Irish Independent

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