Anders HÃ¶gstrÃ¶m has been jailed in Stockholm all since he was arrested in mid-February after a request from the Polish police. Today he will be extradited to the Polish police authorities in Krakow. They are interested in hearing his version about the theft of the Auschwitz sign “Arbeit macht frei”
The stealing of teh Auschwitz sign took place in December. Only after a couple of days, five Polish men were arrested outside the Polish city Torun and the sign was found in the forest. The five men pointed out HÃ¶gstrÃ¶m as the mastermind behind the theft.
Anders HÃ¶gstrÃ¶m risks a harsh sentence since the Auschwitz sign is seen as a part of the Polish national heritage.