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Saturday, 30 June 2012

The Son of a Gun: Adolf Hitler's Illegitimate, fatherless Father Alois Hitler

Chapter 2. The Son of a Gun: Adolf Hitler's fatherless Father Alois Hitler
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Adolf Hitler
Alois Hitler (Father of Adolf Hitler)
Alois Hitler was Born on 7 June 1837, in Strones, Waldviertel, Lower Austria. He died on 3 January 1903 (aged 65) in Gasthaus Stiefler, Linz, Upper Austria. His Occupation was as Customs officer.

Spouse(s) Anna Glassl (1873-1883,sep.1880)
Mistresses: Franziska Matzelberger (1883-1884)
Klara Pölzl (1885-1903)

Parents: ???(??? Father) and Maria Anna Schicklgruber

Alois Hitler (born Alois Schicklgruber; 7 June 1837 – 3 January 1903) was the father of Adolf Hitler.
Early life
Alois Hitler was born in the small rustic village of Strones in the Waldviertel, a hilly forested area in northwest Lower Austria just north of Vienna, to a 42-year-old unmarried peasant, Maria Anna Schicklgruber, whose family had lived in the area for generations. After he was baptized at the nearby village of Döllersheim, the space for his father's name on the baptismal certificate was left blank and the priest wrote "illegitimate". Alois was cared for by his mother in a house she shared at Strones with her elderly father Johannes Schicklgruber.
Sometime later, Johann Georg Hiedler moved in with the Schicklgrubers and married Maria when Alois was five. By the age of 10, Alois had been sent to live with Hiedler's brother Johann Nepomuk Hiedler, who owned a farm in the nearby village of Spital. Alois attended elementary school and took lessons in shoe-making from a local cobbler. When he was 13, he left the farm in Spital and went to Vienna as an apprentice cobbler, working there for about five years. In response to a recruitment drive by the Austrian government offering employment in the civil service to people from rural areas, Alois joined the frontier guards (customs service) of the Ingland Finance Ministry in 1855 at the age of 18.

Early career
Alois Hitler in the uniform of an Austrian customs official. Alois Hitler made steady progress in the semi-military profession of a customs official. The work involved frequent re-assignments and he served in a variety of places across Austria. By 1860, after five years of service, he reached the rank of Finanzwach Oberaufseher (a non-commissioned officer). By 1864, after special training and examinations, he had advanced further and was serving in Linz, Austria. He later became an inspector of customs posted at Braunau in 1875.

While his professional duties involved strict attention to rules, his personal and private life seems to have flouted the social norms of the time. In the late 1860s, he fathered an illegitimate child with a woman named Thelka (or perhaps Thekla) whom he did not marry and whose family name is lost to history. Alois was 36 when he married for the first time, and it may have been for money. Anna Glassl was a wealthy, 50-year-old daughter of a customs official. She was sick when Alois married her and was either an invalid or became one shortly afterwards.

As a rising young junior customs official, Alois used his birth name of Schicklgruber, but in the summer of 1876, 39 years old and well established in his career, he asked permission to use his stepfather's family name. He appeared before the parish priest in Döllersheim and asserted that his father was Johann Georg Hiedler, who had married his mother and now wished to legitimize him. He apparently did not disclose to the priest that Johann had been dead for almost 20 years. Three relatives appeared with Alois as witnesses, one of whom was Johann Nepomuk Hiedler's son-in-law. The priest agreed to amend the records, the civil authorities automatically processed the church's decision, and Alois had a new name. The official change, registered at the government office in Mistelbach in 1876 transformed "Alois Schicklgruber" into "Alois Hitler." It is not known who decided on the spelling of Hitler instead of Hiedler. It may have been the clerk in Mistelbach. Spellings were still being standardized at the time.

Social pressures seems to have played no part. Smith states that Alois openly admitted having been born out of wedlock before and after the name change. He had done well by local standards and was not hampered by his name. The limiting factor was education. Alois eventually rose to full inspector of customs and could go no higher because he lacked the necessary school degrees.

Alois may have been influenced to change his name for the sake of legal expediency. Maser reports that in 1876, Franz Schicklgruber, the administrator of Alois' mother's estate, transferred a large sum of money (230 gulden) to Alois. This related to a family decision involving changing Alois' last name from Schicklgruber to Hitler / Hiedler in accordance with his mother's alleged wishes when she died in 1847. Moreover, six months after Nepomuk died, Alois made a major real estate purchase inconsistent with the salary of a customs official with a pregnant wife.

Some Schicklgrubers remain in Waldviertel. One of this extended clan, "Aloisia V" aged 49, died in 1940, in an Austrian Nazi gas chamber.
Genealogy of Adolf Hitler (Courtesy Savio Pereira)

Alois Hitler's biological father

Suspect 1: Leopold Frankenberger, a Jew who, as suggested by Hans Frank, might have fathered Alois when his mother Maria supposedly worked for a Frankenberger family in their household in Graz, Austria. (This blog presumes that the Father was Leopold Frankenberger)
Suspect 2: Johann Georg Hiedler, who during his own lifetime was the stepfather and posthumously legally declared the birth father of Alois (without his consent).

Suspect 3: Johann Nepomuk Hiedler, Georg's brother and Hitler's step-uncle, who raised Alois through adolescence and later willed him a considerable portion of his life savings but never admitted publicly to be his real father.
Suspect 4: Baron Rothschild

Johann Georg Hiedler
Unexplained is why Hiedler and Maria did not declare Alois their legitimate son once they were legally married, or why Hiedler died without legitimizing his son and perpetuating his line of the family.

Johann Nepomuk Hüttler. Historian Werner Maser suggests that Alois's father was Hiedler's brother, Johann Nepomuk, a married farmer who had an affair and then arranged to have his single brother Hiedler marry Alois's mother Maria to provide a cover for Nepomuk's desire to assist and care for Alois without upsetting his wife.

Baron Rothschild

Leopold Frankenberger

Not long after marrying his first wife Anna, Alois Hitler began an affair with 19-year-old Franziska "Fanni" Matzelsberger, one of the young female servants employed at the Pommer Inn, house #219, in the city of Braunau am Inn, where he was renting the top floor as a lodging. Smith states that Alois had numerous affairs in the 1870s, resulting in his sick wife Anna initiating legal action; on 7 November 1880 Alois and Anna separated by mutual agreement. Matzelsberger became the 43-year-old Hitler's girlfriend, but the two could not marry since under Roman Catholic canon law, divorce is not permitted.

In 1876, three years after Hitler married his first wife Anna, he had hired Klara Pölzl as a household servant. She was the 16-year-old granddaughter of Hitler's step-uncle (and possible father or biological uncle) Nepomuk. If Nepomuk was Hitler's father, Klara was Hitler's niece. If his father was Johann Georg, she was his first cousin once removed. Matzelsberger demanded that the "servant girl" Klara find another job, and Hitler sent Pölzl away.

On 13 January 1882, Matzelsberger gave birth to Hitler's illegitimate son, also named Alois, but since they were not married, the child's last name was Matzelsberger, making him "Alois Matzelsberger." Hitler kept Matzelsberger as his wife while his lawful wife grew sicker and died on 6 April 1883. The next month, on 22 May[4], at a ceremony in Braunau with fellow custom officials as witnesses, Hitler, 45, married Matzelsberger, 21. He then legitimized his son as Alois Hitler, Jr..

Later career
Hitler was secure in his profession and no longer an ambitious climber. Alan described Alois as a "hard, unsympathetic, and short-tempered" man. For reasons unknown to historians, Matzelberger went to Vienna to give birth to Angela Hitler. Matzelberger, still only 23, acquired a lung disorder and became too ill to function. She was moved to Ranshofen, a small village near Braunau. With no one but him to take care of the house or the children, Hitler brought back Klara Pölzl, Matzelberger's earlier rival. Matzelberger died in Ranshofen on August 10, 1884 at the age of 23.

Pölzl was soon pregnant by Hitler. Smith writes that if Hitler had been free to do as he wished, he would have married Pölzl immediately but because of the affidavit concerning his paternity, Hitler was now legally Pölzl's first cousin once removed, too close to marry. He submitted an appeal to the church for a humanitarian waiver, not mentioning Pölzl was already pregnant.

Hitler was immune to what the local people thought of him since his salary came from the finance ministry and he probably intended to keep Pölzl as his "housekeeper" if permission was refused. It came, and on 7 January 1885 a wedding was held early in the morning at Hitler's rented rooms on the top floor of the Pommer Inn. A meal was served for the few guests and witnesses. Hitler then went to work for the rest of the day. Even Klara found the wedding to be a short ceremony. Throughout the marriage, she continued to call him uncle.

On 17 May 1885, five months after the wedding, the new Frau Klara Hitler gave birth to her first child, Gustav. A year later, on 25 September 1886, she gave birth to a daughter, Ida. Son Otto followed Ida in 1887, but he died shortly after birth. Later that year, diphtheria tragically struck the Hitler household, resulting in the deaths of both Gustav and Ida. Klara had been Hitler's wife for three years, and all her children were dead, but Hitler still had the children from his relationship with Matzelberger, Alois Jr. and Angela.

On April 20, 1889, she gave birth to another son, future Nazi dictator Adolf. He was a sickly child, and his mother fretted over him. Hitler had little interest in child rearing and left it all to his wife. When not at work he was either in a tavern or busy with his hobby, keeping bees. In 1892, Hitler was transferred from Braunau to Passau. He was 55, Klara 32, Alois Jr. 10, Angela 9 and Adolf was three years old. In 1894, Hitler was re-assigned to Linz. Klara had just given birth to Edmund, so it was decided she and the children would stay in Passau for the time being. Paula, Adolf's younger sister, was the last child of Alois Hitler and Klara Pölzl.

In February 1895, Hitler purchased a house on a nine acre (36,000 m²) plot in Hafeld near Lambach, approximately 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Linz. The farm was called the Rauscher Gut. Hitler fantasized he would spend his retirement as a "gentleman farmer," indulging in beekeeping and living an easy rural life. He moved his family to the farm and retired on 25 June 1895 at the age of 58 after 40 years in the customs service. A lifetime as a civil servant had made Hitler forget what farm life was like. He found taking care of nine acres (36,000 m²) to be more work than he had thought it would be, and he didn't want it. The land went uncultivated, and the value of the property declined. Far from being his dream retirement home, the Rauscher Gut was a money-losing nightmare.

Meanwhile, the family was still growing. On 21 January 1896 Paula was born. With no workplace to escape to, Hitler was often home with his family. He had five children ranging in age from infancy to 14, and being involved with their daily life annoyed him. Smith suggests he yelled at the children almost continually and made long visits to the local tavern where he began to drink more than he used to.

It has been said he behaved like a self-important tyrant at home. Robert G. L. Waite noted, "Even one of his closest friends admitted that Alois was 'awfully rough' with his wife [Klara] and 'hardly ever spoke a word to her at home.'" If Hitler was in a bad mood, he picked on the older children or Klara herself, in front of them. After Hitler and his oldest son Alois Jr. had a climactic and violent argument, Alois Jr. left home, and the elder Alois swore he would never give the boy a penny of inheritance beyond what the law required.

Edmund (the youngest of the boys) died of measles on 2 February 1900. If there was to be a family legacy, Adolf would have to carry it. Alois wanted his son to follow him and seek a career in the civil service. However, Adolf had become so alienated from his father that he was repulsed by whatever Alois wanted. Where his father glorified the role of the civil servant, Adolf sneered at the thought of a lifetime spent enforcing petty rules. Alois tried to browbeat his son into obedience while Adolf did his best to be the opposite of whatever his father wanted.

On the morning of January 3, 1903, Hitler went to the Gasthaus Wiesinger as usual to drink his morning glass of wine. He was offered the newspaper and promptly collapsed. He was taken to an adjoining room and a doctor was summoned but Alois Hitler died at the inn, probably from a pleural hemorrhage. Adolf Hitler says in Mein Kampf that he died of a "stroke of apoplexy" [6]. He was 65 when he died.

^ Sometimes spelled "Schickelgruber"
^ John Toland, Adolf Hitler, Doubleday & Company, 1976, pp.3-5 ("Toland"); William L. Shirer, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Simon & Shuster, 1960, p. 7 ("Shirer"); Ian Kershaw, Hitler, 1889-1936: Hubris, W. W. Norton & Company, 2000, pp. 3-9 ("Kershaw").
^ Kate Connolly, "Hitler's Mentally Ill Cousin Killed In Nazi Gas Chamber", HNN copy of 19 Jan 2005 Daily Telegraph article.
^ Alois petitioned the church for an episcopal dispensation citing "bilateral affinity in the third degree touching the second" to describe his rather complicated family relationship to Klara. The local bishop apparently believed this relationship was too close to approve on his own authority, so he forwarded the petition to Rome on behalf of Alois, seeing instead a papal dispensation, which was approved before the birth of the couple's first child. See Rosenblum article.
^ Mein Kampf, by Adolf Hitler

During his tumultuous rise to the pinnacles of power Adolf Hitler was often accused of being Jewish. Even the leaders of the National Party which he sought to lead, ridiculed Hitler as a "Jew" and for "behaving like a Jew" as did many of his enemies.

In 1933, it was reported in a London newspaper that a gravestone was found in a Jewish cemetary in Bucharest, inscribed with Hebrew characters that spelled out Adolf Hitler. Adolf Hitler was a Jewish name... but this "Adolf Hitler" had been born in 1832, fifty years before the birth of the future dictator of Germany.

Before coming to power, Adolf Hitler was also a target of widespread ridicule, and was mocked by enemies and the press who questioned his ancestry and who laughably referred to him as "Adolf Schickelgruber." "Schickelgruber" had been the name of Adolf's maternal grandmother, and for 39 years, the name of his father, Alois.

Although the "Schickelgruber" moniker rankled the rising dictator, what concerned him and what he feared most was the history behind the name the discovery that he was part "Jew;" a fear he repeatedly voiced long after coming to power.
"People must not know who I am," he ranted, and then ranted again when informed that his family history was being investigated. "They must not know where I came from."

Long before and well after Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, considerable effort was expended to falsify, erase or destroy the records from his past. Repeated investigations were conducted by the Gestapo who repeatedly visited his ancestral village in Austria, questioning and threatening anyone that had been associated with the Hitler family.

Hitler was so concerned that when he annexed Austria, in 1938, he ordered that his family's ancestral village, Dollersheim, and all neighboring villages be destroyed. His armies marched in and then cleared out and forcibly evacuated the villagers who were dispersed far and wide. And then Hitler in fact, made it disappear, erased it from the face of the Earth. His armies bombed Dollersheim and all neighboring villages into oblivion as part of a training exercise. Even his father's and grandmother's graves were obliterated and no trace remains.

Nevertheless, what has survived the ravages of time, purposeful destruction and clever forgery, is the fact that Adolf's father, Alois Schickelgruber was the illegitimate son of a female servant, Maria Anna Schickelgruber. Maria Anna became pregnant while living as a servant in a Jewish household --a common servant girl fate. It was assumed by family members and villagers alike that she'd been impregnated by the head of the house, Baron Rothschild (Langer, 1973; Payne, 1973); a rumor that the Austrian Secret police claimed to have confirmed when ordered by Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss to conduct a thorough investigation. Later, when Hitler orchestrated the anschluss of Austria and German trooped marched in, he had Dollfuss murdered, and in addition to destroying Dollersheim, ordered that all documents related to that investigation be destroyed.

Yet others claimed that the man who had impregnated Adolf's grandmother was the Jewish scion of the seigneurial house of Ottenstein.

Hitler's own nephew, William Patrick Hitler, and Adolf's personnel attorney, Hans Frank, claimed that his grandfather was a wealthy "Granz Jew" by the name of Frankenberger who in turn "paid a maintenance allowance from the time of the child's birth until his fourteenth year."

As Frank reported to Hitler, and as he recounted at his Nuremberg war crimes trial, based on what he learned "the possibility cannot be dismissed that Hitler's father was half Jewish as a result of an extramarital relationship between the Schickelgruber woman and the Jew from Graz. This would mean that Hitler was one-quarter Jewish."

When Adolf Hitler was presented with the results of Frank's investigation, although denying he was Jewish, Hitler did admit to Frank that a Jewish man paid his grandmother money, because the "Jew" was tricked into believing he was the father of Alois. Of course this means, if Adolf (or rather Frank) is to be believed, that his grandmother was having sex with a Jewish man before she became pregnant.

What these stories all have in common, of course, is that Hitler's grandfather was a rich "Jew," and that after becoming pregnant his grandmother was banished from the Rothschild or Frankenberger or the Ottenstein home and sent back to her village to have her baby, Alois. It also appears that funds and even "hush money" were secretly provided for her and the baby.

When required to fill out the baptismal certificate for her son, she left the line as to the father of her boy, completely blank. Why did she leave it blank? Two reasons. Having been impregnated by a Jewish man was nothing to be proud of given the hateful anti-Semitic attitudes of the ignorant peasant farmers and villagers of Lower Austria. Secondly, it is said that she was paid to keep the paternity secret.

Yet another factor suggesting that Alois was Jewish was the fact that he was nothing like the peasants of his mother's village where people intermarried and produced generation and after generation of peasant farmers. Alois in fact left the village and sought his fortune. Alois was supremely self-confident, politically astute, and ambitious, and with the help of influential aristocrats in Vienna, Alois became a government official. Alois presumably inherited these traits from his father, who was most likely a very intelligent and successful Jew.


Abram Becomes Abraham. Jacob Becomes Israel

As to the name "Hitler," although Alois Schickelgruber was proud of his heritage, he found it to his financial advantage to change his name at age 39. Exceedingly shrewd and ambitious, Alois was presented with an opportunity to become instantly a man of considerable property; and the name of that opportunity was Johann Hiedler who had lived in nearby town of Weitra. Johann Hiedler died at age 84 without wife or children--a condition that normally would result in his estate being confiscated by the Austrian government.

Alois instantly seized this opportunity and made arrangements with the local parish priest to alter the parish birth and adoption records (Shirer, 1941, 1960). The priest scratched out the name "Shicklegruber" and penciled in "Hiedler."

Alois, however, wasn't especially fond of the "Hiedler" moniker, and altered the spelling to make it sound more pleasing. Alois "Hiedler," became Alois Hitler, and Alois Hitler, unlike any of his mother's peasant farmer relatives, became an official in the Austrian government (Payne, 1973; Shirer, 1941, 1960).

According to German historian, Helmut Heilber "The aberrational quality of the Hitler family beginning with the ambitious and enterprising father of Adolf shows that other blood must have entered the Lower Austrian Waldviertel stock which had been weakened by years of inbreeding."

Likewise, according to Walter Langer (1972) who was employed by the Office of Strategic Services to conduct a study of Hitler just before the war "The intelligence and behavior of Alois, as well as that of his two sons (Alois Jr., and Adolf), is completely out of keeping with that usually found in Austrian peasant families. Their ambitiousness and extraordinary political intuition are much more in harmony with the Rothschild tradition."

Alois was not only ambitious and successful, but proud of his paternity--having a father who was wealthy and an aristocrat. Alois, in fact, chose a Jewish man to act as Adolf Hitler's godfather (Langer, 1972), and a Jewish doctor helped to deliver Hitler into this world.

Thus, the evidence strongly suggests that Alois was half Jewish and that Adolf Hitler was one quarter Jewish--a possibility vehemently rejected by Nazis and Jews alike.

Euro 2012 Italian hero Andrea Pirlo is of Indian origin Romani from Gypsy family

Euro 2012 Italian hero Andrea Pirlo is of Indian origin Romani from Gypsy family
Italy midfielder claims Hodgson's 'careful' and negative team was playing for penalties
There is a great story that the Italian press tell about Andrea Pirlo's grandfather, from Sinti – a Romani population – moving to the country for the first time from eastern Europe and presenting himself at the local town hall to register as a citizen.
In an act of mockery, and because grandfather Pirlo could not speak Italian well, a local official told him that his name would be "Pirlo" because the word is close to "pirla", roughly equivalent to "dickhead" in modern Italian. It was a cruel trick to play but the name, which is unusual to Italian ears, remained. 
Two generations on, however, the joke is not on the Pirlos anymore. The joke yesterday at Italy's Casa Azzurri HQ here in Krakow was on the English.
Hitler killed 5 million Sinti/Roma gypsies in the NAZI Concentration camps
"We have to take advantage of our quality and our technique. This is the only way we can win the semi-final. Unlike England, Germany pose many threats to our defence."

The outrageously cheeky penalty that Pirlo chipped past Joe Hart with his team trailing in the shoot-out is known in Italian as a cucchiaio and according to the Italian reporters in Krakow yesterday, the midfielder mastered the art as a teenager at Brescia's academy. Pirlo, as he had done after the game, did not try to dismiss the significance of the way in which he scored.

"It was really relevant to the match and our win. This changed the course of the game. In my opinion, Hart seemed to be very confident in himself and, scoring against him this way, it did seem to be a psychological blow. I needed to do something to beat him. Penalties are a very personal thing.

"When you have to shoot a penalty you have to be confident in yourself. I didn't say anything special to my team-mates. We have the same character and determination as Juventus. We are united as a group."

In an Italy team that has struggled for goals at times, Pirlo has become the star. Yesterday, a member of the Italian media said that his naturally non-communicative nature suggested that perhaps he was a bit mad and that might be some kind of explanation for why he took such a risky penalty.

"Look it was not folly. It was not madness," Pirlo said. "I felt like doing that thing at that moment in time. I don't think I was mad when I hit this penalty. I just had this moment of inspiration before I took it."

Pirlo has been around for years. He won the World Cup in 2006 as well as three Serie A titles, including last season's with Juventus, and two Champions League titles but he is currently the man of the moment at Euro 2012. Not bad for a player who was given a free transfer by Milan last summer when his request for a new three-year deal was turned down.

The persecution of the Roma and Sinti

This photo shows ‘Gypsies’ behind the barbed wire of a concentration camp. The Roma and the Sinti are the two main branches of the people who are often known as ‘Gypsies’. The Roma and Sinti consider the term ‘Gypsy’ offensive, so they do not use that word themselves. The Roma and Sinti were among the first victims of the Nazis. Even before 1933 there were special laws for ‘Gypsies’. They were not allowed to travel around or live together in camps.
Sinti in the Concentration camps

Once the Nazis gained power they took extra measures against the Roma and Sinti. From July 1933 their children were sterilised so they could never have children themselves. According to the Nazis the Roma and Sinti were ‘born criminals’. In their registration system they were put into the group of ‘anti-socials’ along with prostitutes, beggars, alcoholics and the homeless.

In 1936 the Olympic Games were held in Berlin. Just before the Games began all the Roma and Sinti in and around Berlin were rounded up and put in a concentration camp. The Nazis thought that ‘Gypsies’ did not belong in German society. In the years that followed Roma and Sinti were also imprisoned in other German cities.

In November 1941, 1,000 German and Austrian Roma and Sinti were gassed at the Chelmno extermination camp in Poland. That was over eight months before the mass gassing of Jews began. Nazi scientists also often subjected Roma and Sinti people to medical experiments in the extermination camps. It is estimated that the Nazis murdered between 5,000,000 and 1,000,000 Roma and Sinti.

The Forgotte Holocaust: Roma and Sinti
The Holocaust was the systematic Nazi annihilation of six million Jews during World War 2. The forgotten Holocaust, Porajmos, was the extermination of more than 220,000 Sinti and Roma (Gypsies) - a quarter to a half of the European population - during the Nazi genocide. It is difficult to assess the actual number of victims of this long-neglected chapter of the Holocaust but some estimates are as high 700,000.
Sinti Children
The Nazis classified Sinti and Roma as 'subhumans' and stripped them of all civil rights. Persecution, arrests, and deportations were directed against all members of Sinti/Roma families and they faced starvation, illness and brutal labor, until they were consigned to the gas chambers.

After Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, Nazi mobile killing units, Die Einsatzgruppen, killed tens of thousands of Sinti/Roma in the German-occupied eastern territories. Many were subjected to deportation to the Nazi death camps and thousands were killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau, Chelmno, Belzec, Sobibor, and Treblinka.
Auschwitz-Birkenau was located nearby the provincial Polish town of Oshwiecim in Galacia, and was established by order of Hitler and Heinrich Himmler on 27 April 1940. Auschwitz-Birkenau became the killing centre where the largest numbers of European Jews were killed. By mid 1942, mass gassing of Jews using Zyklon-B began at Auschwitz, where extermination was conducted on an industrial scale with some estimates running as high as three million persons eventually killed through gassing, starvation, disease, shooting, and burning. 9 out of 10 were Jews. In addition, Gypsies, Soviet POWs, and prisoners of all nationalities died in the gas chambers.

A section of Auschwitz-Birkenau was established as a Gypsy camp and Gypies were brought in from the whole of Central Europe, many thousands of them in a very short time - most of them were gassed.
Four of the Mulfingen children

May 12, 1944, 39 Sinti children were transferred from the St. Josefspflege Orphanage in Mulfingen in Germany - 20 boys who received Nos. Z-9873-Z-9892 and 19 girl who received Nos. Z-10629-Z-10647. 35 of the children were killed ...
A Nazi doctor at Auschwitz, Josef Mengele, nicknamed The Angel Of Death, tortured Sinti victims and did medical experiments of unspeakable horror.

Victims were put into pressure chambers, tested with drugs, castrated, frozen to death. Children were exposed to experimental surgeries performed without anesthesia, transfusions of blood from one to another, isolation endurance, reaction to various stimuli. The doctors made injections with lethal germs, sex change operations, removal of organs and limbs. Josef Mengele did a number of medical experiments, using twins. These twins as young as five years of age were usually murdered after the experiment was over and their bodies dissected.
Romani victims
Josef Mengele - and Holocaust victims

Some forty years after the war, only a few of the twins could be found. Strangely enough, many of them recall Mengele as a gentle, affable man who befriended them as children and gave them chocolates. Since many had immediately been separated from their families upon entering the camp, Mengele became a sort of father figure. Still a tension existed, that at any time they could be killed if they did not keep a low profile. Older twins recognized his kindness as a deception - they recalled how they were visited by a smiling Uncle Mengele who brought them candy and clothes. Then he had them delivered to his medical laboratory either in trucks painted with the Red Cross emblem or in his own personal car ...

One twin recalls the death of his brother:

"Dr. Mengele had always been more interested in Tibi. I am not sure why - perhaps because he was the older twin. Mengele made several operations on Tibi. One surgery on his spine left my brother paralyzed. He could not walk anymore. Then they took out his sexual organs. After the fourth operation, I did not see Tibi anymore. I cannot tell you how I felt. It is impossible to put into words how I felt. They had taken away my father, my mother, my two older brothers - and now, my twin .."

Romani Victims of Josef Mengele

Mengele injected chemicals into the eyes of the children in an attempt to change their eye color. He carried out twin-to-twin transfusions, stitched twins together, castrated or sterilized twins. Many twins had limbs and organs removed in macabre surgical procedures, performed without using an anesthetic.

Mengele was almost fanatical about drawing blood from twins, mostly identical twins. He is reported to have bled some to death this way. Once Mengele's assistant rounded up 14 pairs of Gypsy twins during the night. Mengele placed them on his polished marble dissection table and put them to sleep. He then proceeded to inject chloroform into their hearts, killing them instantaneously. He then began dissecting and meticulously noting each and every piece of the twins' bodies.

Romani Victims awaiting death

On the night of 2-3 August 1944, the Gypsy camp was liquidated. Danuta Czech described it in her book Auschwitz Chronicle:'After the evening roll call, a camp arrest is ordered in Auschwitz II and a block arrest in the Gypsy Family Camp, B-IIe. Camp B-IIe and other barracks where Gypsies are housed are surrounded by armed SS men. Trucks drive into the camp ..'

The defenseless women, men, and children were loaded on the trucks that were to carry them to the gas chambers. After the gassing the corpses of the murdered were incinerated in the pit next to the crematorium, since the crematorium ovens were not operating at the time.

In Yitzhak Arad's book 'Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka - The Operation Reinhard Death Camps' the Holocaust survivor Jacob Wiernik described the arrival of the largest Gypsy group brought to the death camp Treblinka, in the spring of 1943: 'One day, while I was working near the gate, I noticed the Germans and Ukrainians making special preparations ... meanwhile the gate opened, and about 1,000 Gypsies were brought in (this was the third transport of Gypsies). About 200 of them were men, and the rest women and children ... all the Gypsies were taken to the gas chambers and then burned ...'

Romani Victims

The book 'Sinti & Roma: Victims of the Nazi Era, 1933-1945' published by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum tells that the discrimination against Sinti and Roma in Europe continued after World War 2.

The 1989 Film 'And The Violins Stopped Playing' by director Alexander Ramati was starring Horst Buchholz, Maya Ramati, Didi Ramati and Zitto Kazann. The film tells the moving true story of a group of gypsies in occupied Poland during World War 2 and how, against a bitter and bloody backdrop, they struggle on with only their strength and courage to survive.

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Lady Doctor kills husband and tries to cover up Murder

Lady Doctor kills husband and tries to cover up Murder
June 18, 2012
Mumbai: An ayurvedic doctor killed her husband, after the couple entered a heated argument over intimacy, on Thursday night at their Borivli residence. She then tried to mislead the police by giving them false information that her husband had died of an electric shock while repairing a fan. However, Dr Pragya Bhattacharya's lie was busted after her husband Tushar's autopsy report revealed strangulation as the cause of death. Dr Pragya was arrested on Saturday morning.

Cause of murder
According to the police, the couple entered a heated argument after Tushar demanded sex a second time that night, to which Pragya objected. During their fight she pushed him. An alcoholic, Tushar lost his balance and hit his head hard on the wall, and collapsed onto the floor.

It was here that Dr Pragya strangled him using a towel. Being in an inebriated state, Tushar couldn't fight back, and was killed easily. Dr Pragya and Tushar, a decorator by profession, had been married for the past 20 years and have an 18-year-old daughter. While Tushar hailed from Karnataka, Dr Pragya's hometown was in Gujarat.
Deception and arrest
On Friday morning, Dr Pragya called the police, and informed them that Tushar had died of an electric shock while repairing a fan on Thursday night. Based on her statement, the Borivli police registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR) in the matter. However, Tushar's autopsy report from Bhagwati Hospital, which came on Saturday morning, revealed strangulation as the cause of death, and that he had fractured his skull before his death.

Based on the report findings, the police arrested Dr Pragya, and produced her in Borivli court. She was remanded to police custody till June 20. Dr Pragya was booked under Sections 199 (False statement made in declaration which is by law receivable as evidence), 201 (Causing disappearance of evidence of offence) and 302 (murder) of the IPC.

The police officials said, to mislead the investigators, Dr Pragya kept on changing her statements. Initially she had said that Tushar had died of an electric shock while repairing a fan and that she was sleeping in another room when the incident occurred. However, she changed her statement after the autopsy report was out.

Dr Pragya then told the officials that it was she who had pushed Tushar following which his head hit the wall and died on the spot. It was only after the officials informed her that autopsy report has ascertained strangulation as the cause of death and that they had recovered bloodstained clothes from their residence, Dr Pragya broke down, and confessed to her crime.

PI Ravi Adane of Borivli police station said, "Initially, we registered an ADR on Friday, as his wife told us that he had died of an electric shock. His body was sent for post-mortem to Bhagwati Hospital. The report revealed that the deceased had been strangulated and had a fractured skull. Initially, she kept changing her statements, but eventually confessed to her crime."

"On the night of the murder, he was heavily drunk. When he forced her to get intimate for the second time, she refused. This led to an argument between the two and she pushed him. This made him lose his balance and he hit his head on the wall. After he collapsed onto the ground, she strangled him using a piece of cloth, which we have recovered from the flat," said an officer, requesting anonymity.

'It was confusing'
"On the day after his murder, she borrowed a torch from me. I was confused as to why anybody would need a torch in the morning. She was a working woman and hardly spoke to anybody in the society. She was staying on rent and had shifted here on April 1," said one of the neighbours. The police officials are now recoding statements of Bhattacharya's neighbours and relatives.

Woman, lover held for dentist husband's murder

Woman, lover held for dentist husband's murder
May 30, 2011 07:20
Ghaziabad: A woman along with her paramour was arrested here on Sunday for allegedly getting her dentist husband killed, police said.

Mubarak, a Meerut-based dentist, was allegedly kidnapped on the night of May 23 and his body was found near the jungles of Newari area in Ghaziabad the next day.

"The dentist was killed by hired killers and his body was thrown in Painga village under Niwari police station," Raghubir Lal, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) said.
Shaina, wife of the dentist, her paramour Wasid and one more person were arrested for killing Mubarak, Lal said.

On May 23 this month, Mubarak had come to Modinagar town to attend a marriage function and this information was leaked by his wife to Wasid, the SSP said, adding that the dentist was also carrying some cash as he borrowed the money from a local here.

Wasid managed to reach the town and took a lift in Mubarak's car as he was known to him and later with the help of his three accomplices, he got the dentist killed, the SSP said.

The supari was given for a mere Rs. 10,000 only, the police said.

Police also recovered the car of Mubarak.

Saturday, 16 June 2012

Adulterous Wife cuts husband into pieces: Murder solved after 2 years

Adulterous Wife cuts husband into pieces: Murder solved after 2 years 
May 30, 2012

Had it not been for the greed of her partner in crime, a woman would have got away with the murder of her husband. All of 22, Ramya K was arrested on Tuesday for the murder of her husband – on November 25, 2010.

It all started when Ramya found that her husband, Kempegowda, was involved in extra-marital affairs. Things got a little complicated when Kempegowda also found out that his wife was involved with other men. Kempegowda, who was 32 then, ran a tailoring unit in his house in Ranghanathapura in Kamakshipalya and employed eight people.
Kempegowda would return home drunk and beat her. Unable to stand the beatings, she decided to eliminate him.

What happened next is the chilling bit.

Ramya mixed metacid, a powerful insecticide, in Kempegowda’s food and served it to him. Kempegowda started vomiting after eating the ragi balls that Ramya had served. Around the same time, Ramya’s sister Shilpa who used to live with them, came to Kempegowda’s rescue and asked her what was wrong with Kempegowda. Ramya then locked Shilpa in a room, waited for Kempegowda to die (which happened around 11.30 pm) and then got down to business.

She used a knife and a machete and cut Kempegowda’s body into several pieces. She packed the pieces in plastic bags and disposed them in a sewer. The only problem was the torso that Ramya found difficult to carry.

Enter Babu, Ramya’s partner in crime.

Babu who was a domestic servant at Kempegowda’s house bought the insecticide used to kill his employer. He then helped Ramya dispose of the torso. Once that was done, Ramya wiped the house clean. In fact, so clean that police could find no clue when they visited the house in connection with the murder.

And all this while Ramya kept Shilpa locked in the room. After emerging from the room, Shilpa asked her sister where her mama (brother-in-law) was and Ramya replied that he had gone out in a plastic bag. She threatened Shilpa with dire consequences if she mentioned about this to anyone.

The body pieces were discovered in December 2010. For the police it was a blind case. But after some snooping around that the constables did, the police found out who the victim was. When they visited Ramya’s house, she feigned ignorance. When they asked her why she did not file a missing persons complaint, she said that her husband was involved with other women and she thought that he was with one of them. The police, surprisingly, bought her theory.

Several months later, as the probe entered a dead end, Ramya asked police to close the missing person file, so that she could take over the garments factory, but police refused. She then approached the Karnataka High Court seeking redressal.
The police would have closed the case had it not been for Babu. The domestic servant, an alcoholic, started visiting Ramya’s house and demanding money. The tailors working at the unit suspected something amiss and informed the police.

When police picked up Babu for questioning, he spilled the beans.
Spouse Murder: Wife nabbed for husband’s murder
May 31, 2012
The Kamakshiplaya police claim to have solved the mysterious murder case registered two years ago after they had found pieces of chopped male body parts thrown in a drainage.
The deceased was identified as Kempe Gowda, a resident of Ranganathapura, who ran a small garment business. He was brutally murdered on November 21, 2010.
His wife Ramya had filed a missing person’s complaint with the police and later had filed a habeas corpus petition in the High Court claiming that the police were unable to trace her husband.
During the course of investigation, police zeroed in on Ramya and found that she had hatched the plot along with two other men, one of whom was identified as Babu Swamy.
During interrogation, Ramya is said to have confessed that she was married to Gowda six years ago. Gowda suspected her fidelity and also harassed her both physically and mentally.
Ramya also told the police that her husband had an illicit relationship with another woman and unable to bear the harassment, she hatched a plot to murder him.
She told the police that on the day of murder, she laced his dinner with poison. After he fell unconscious, she, along with the two men, butchered him and brought big plastic bags and packed the body parts in them.
Between 2 am and 5 am on that day, she went out several times to dispose of the plastic bags in the drainage.
Two days later, she filed a missing complaint with the police. Police have arrested Ramya and her associates.

Friday, 15 June 2012

Hoping Lover Adam Dell was not the Father! Padma Lakshmi (ex-wife of Salman Rushdie)

Padma Lakshmi & Adam Dell Settle Custody Dispute
MARCH 15, 2012

Hoping he's not the Father
"Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi is treating her baby's dad like a bottom feeder, subjecting him to taunts and insults while cutting him out of their daughter's life, explosive court papers charge.
In papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, venture capitalist Adam Dell says the TV temptress told him that she hoped he wasn't little Krishna's father -- and banned him from the hospital when she was born after she found out he was.
Adam Dell and Padma Lakshmi (Hoping he's not the Father)
The suit says the former Mrs. Salman Rushdie and Dell, who's the brother of Dell Inc. founder Michael Dell, first became romantically involved in November 2007, and travelled the world together. They were also "sexually intimate" through the summer of 2009, when Lakshmi "withdrew emotionally," and "began to attack [Dell] verbally with gratuitous insults," the suit says.
"Among other things, she told him she found him to be an 'unambitious' man with an 'uninteresting' career and equally 'unmemorable' friends," the suit says.
She later explained that one of the reasons she was so hostile to him was that she was pregnant -- and she was really hoping he wasn't the father.
Overlapping Old Billionaire lover Late Ted Forstmann with Padma Lakshmi
Lakshmi told him she'd been "sexually involved with [financier] Ted Forstmann as well as with petitioner during the time she got pregnant," and "made clear to petitioner her hope that Forstmann was the child's biological father."
DNA tests taken while Lakshmi was still pregnant, however, showed Dell was the dad, the suit says. He told her he wanted her name to include "Dell," and tried to discuss how they'd raise her together, but was blown off, the suit says.
The girl was born on Feb. 22, 2010, and three days later, Lakshmi's lawyer told Dell's attorney she wanted "no contact with [him] whatsoever."
He later learned that he'd been left off her birth certificate, and the food fox had "unilaterally declared 'Lakshmi' to be Krishna's family name, made no reference at all to 'Dell,'" and "referenced Forstmann ceremonially via the middle name 'Thea,' the feminine form of Forstmann's first name, Theodore."
Padma Lakshmi with ex-husband Salman Rushdie
Dell said Lakshmi pushed him into signing a restrictive temporary visitation agreement that only gives him a few hours a week with the girl. In the meantime, the suit says, Lakshmi encourages the girl to call Forstmann "Papa." The suit makes clear that Dell and Forstmann aren't exactly pals - Forstmann has allegedly said he hoped Dell would "f--king disappear."
The fed-up Dell isn't going anywhere -- he's suing for full custody, to get Krishna's name changed and to have his name added to the birth certificate. He contends he can give their daughter a more stable home, and noted that Lakshmi has been dragging the tot around the world for her work. Dell said he was forced to go to the Bahamas to see the girl earlier this month.
A source close to Lakshmi said she was surprised that no efforts were made to keep the dispute private, and that it's "irresponsible" to make such allegations public.
Her rep said "It appears to us that Mr. Dell remains more interested in garnering media attention than working out details to see Krishna or in her welfare."
Dell's lawyer, Bill Zabel, told Page Six that his client just "wants to have an active and substantial role in the upbringing of his daughter with Padma Lakshmi. Unfortunately, Ms. Lakshmi has severely limited his time with their daughter and has refused to negotiate a reasonable co-parenting agreement. Mr. Dell has tried his best to avoid going to court, but Ms. Lakshmi has given him no other choice at this time."
Now Resolved

The 2-year custody battle between Padma Lakshmi and Adam Dell has finally been resolved.
Padma Lakshmi and Krishna Dell
The Top Chef host and Dell, father of 2-year-old Krishna, have been in a bitter custody war since the birth of their baby girl. Venture capitalist Dell, 42, sued Lakshmi, 41, last year for custody of their daughter Krishna, claiming that the reality TV star tried “to minimize, if not eliminate, [Dell's] role in Krishna’s life.”

Lakshmi, who was in a relationship with the late businessman Teddy Forstmann, remained mum on the identity of her baby’s father. Dell’s lawsuit cited a DNA test that proved he was the father.

According to Thursday’s New York Post, Dell has succeeded in being recognized as Krishna’s father, and now the 2-year-old child will carry his famous last name.

Their daughter’s full name will now be Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell. “Padma basically said it was fine to add his name, but she retains all decision-making power, which is really what matters most to her,” a source close to Lakshmi tells media. “She makes all the decisions on education, health, everything.”

Dell and Lakshmi, who settled out of court, also came to a compromise on custody and visitation rights.

“Having her daughter spend time with her father was never a big issue for her,” the source says of Lakshmi. In regards to visitation, “she gave a little more time because as the child gets older, it’s normal to give more.”

“It’s been very difficult for her,” the source continues. “She’s happy that its over, that it was settled out of court and that nobody won or lost.”

Sunday, 10 June 2012

Mistress, Cuckolded mother and Wife: Lady Annabel Goldsmith (Mother of Jemima Khan Goldsmith)

Mistress, Cuckolded mother and Wife: Lady Annabel Goldsmith (Mother of Jemima Khan Goldsmith). Fruits of Adultery
Lady Annabel Goldsmith (born 11 June 1934) is a British socialite and the eponym for a celebrated London nightclub of the late 20th century, Annabel's. She was first married for two decades to entrepreneur Mark Birley, the creator of Annabel's, which she helped make a glamorous success as her husband's inaugural members-only Mayfair club. Known in London as a society hostess, during the 1960s and the 1970s, she gained notoriety in gossip columns for her extramarital affair with Anglo-French financier Sir James Goldsmith, who later became her second husband. A descendant and heiress of the Londonderry family, her primary occupation has been as a mother of six children whose births span 25 years. She is also an author and founder of the Democracy Movement, a Eurosceptic political advocacy group. Her son Zac Goldsmith is the Conservative MP for Richmond Park.

As the wife and ex-wife of two unfaithful men, she explained her marriage philosophy to the Times in 1987: "I can never understand the wives who really mind, the wives who set such store by fidelity. How extraordinary, and how mad they are. Because, surely, if the man goes out and he comes back, it's not actually doing any harm."
On 10 March 1954, at the age of 19, she married businessman Mark Birley at the Caxton Hall register office in London. Birley famously paid tribute to her by naming in her honour his renowned nightclub, Annabel's, which opened on 4 June 1963 and was run by Birley for more than forty years. During the 1960s, Lady Annabel was a constant presence at Annabel's, known as one of the grandest nightclubs of the sixties and seventies, where she entertained guests ranging from Ted and Robert F. Kennedy to Frank Sinatra, Prince Charles, Richard Nixon, and Muhammad Ali. "I used to be there every night, even when I had three small children to take to school the next day. It was like a second home to me", she recalled.
She raised her three children with Birley at Pelham cottage. Her eldest son Rupert, who was born on 20 August 1955, studied at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford.
Annabel and two legitimate children from Marriage with Annabel
In 1986, he disappeared off the coast of Togo in West Africa, where he was presumed drowned. "There really is nothing worse than losing a child - and there is something special about your first-born", she said, adding that, "Because I was so young when Rupert was born ... we were more like good friends than mother and son." Her second son Robin (b. 19 February 1958) is a businessman, whose face was disfigured as a child when he was mauled by a tigress at John Aspinall's private zoo. Having let him go near the pregnant tigress, Lady Annabel said, "It was my own fault. I was, am, angry with myself." Her first daughter India Jane (b. 14 January 1961), the granddaughter of society portrait painter Sir Oswald Birley, is an artist.
The Birleys separated in 1972 and later divorced in 1975 after the birth of her second child with James Goldsmith. "Our breakup was because of Mark's infidelities, not because I fell in love with Jimmy", she told Vanity Fair writer Maureen Orth after Birley's death. Revealing that Birley had numerous other girlfriends from the beginning of their relationship, she added: "I think he was absolutely incapable of being faithful. He was a serial adulterer. Like a butterfly, he had to seduce every woman. Despite their divorce, the two remained best friends and soulmates, talking to each other every day and holidaying together until Birley's death in August 2007.Birley said they were "the true loves of each other's lives".
In 1964, she embarked on a decade-long extramarital affair with the entrepreneur Sir James Goldsmith. Attracted by his flashiness, she said, she was "Mad about Jimmy. Loved Mark desperately." Though both she and Goldsmith, who was then married to his second wife Ginette Lery, believed that the affair would be a passing fling, it soon gained her notoriety in London's gossip columns as a modern British mistress. For years, she repeatedly refused Goldsmith's suggestion of starting a family, stating, "I didn't want to hurt Mark any more than I had." She was eventually coaxed into having his children by their mutual friend John Aspinall, an estranged former friend of Mark Birley who introduced her to Goldsmith.
While still legally married to Birley, she gave birth to Jemima (b. 30 January 1974), who later married cricketer Imran Khan; and Zac (b. 20 January 1975), who is the estranged husband of writer Sheherazade Ventura-Bentley. Her last child Ben Goldsmith was born on 28 October 1980 at 46, after two consecutive miscarriages. The children were raised in Ormeley Lodge in Ham, London. The half-Jewish and half-Catholic Goldsmith was an occasional presence in their lives as he divided time between three families. In 1978, Goldsmith and Lady Annabel married solely to legitimize their children. "We didn't marry as a great act of passion. More to make sure that the children's name would be Goldsmith when they went to school", she explained.
Goldsmith moved to New York with his new mistress Laure Boulay, Comtesse de la Meurthe in 1981 and spent the last years of his life mostly in France and Mexico. He became known for quoting Sacha Guitry's words, "If you marry your mistress you create a job vacancy." Often wrongly credited with the quote, Goldsmith admitted, "I quoted him at dinner, and it was pinned on me. I don't mind. ... I just don't want to claim what's not mine." On his infidelities, Lady Annabel revealed that, despite her aversion to any form of confrontation, "I did feel jealous. I used to scream at him." In 1997, she and her youngest three children inherited a portion of Goldsmith's wealth, estimated varyingly at £1.6 or between $1.7-$2.4[24] billion.

Friday, 8 June 2012

BBM student Sushma gives Rs 5L supari to kill ex-lover Manjunath, but kills his friend

BBM student Sushma gives Rs 5L supari to kill ex-lover Manjunath, but kills his friend
Jun 9, 2012
BANGALORE: A first-year BBM student has been arrested for giving a Rs 5-lakh supari to three men to kill her estranged lover and his close friend. The contract went awry when the ex-boyfriend escaped from their clutches. Infuriated, the contract killers beat his friend to death.
Sushma S (22), a student of Malleswaram's MES College, kidnapped her driver-turned-boyfriend, Manjunath Ningellappa, and his friend Ali Hussain before delivering them to the contract killers — all of whom have been arrested. Sushma was arrested from Vellore, her native place. Her schoolmate Ajai Kumar alias Jackie ( 20), who negotiated the supari, has been picked up too.

Sushma was furious with Manjunath because he had been blackmailing her.

Daughter of J Srinivasan, a Vellore landlord, Sushma stayed at Jalahalli with her mother and younger brother and sister. Sushma's father had gifted her a Bolero after she cleared her II PUC exam with a second class.

Srinivasan hired 25-year-old Manjunath, also of Jalahalli to drive his daughter around. The couple got close and eloped thrice last year. Posing as newlyweds, they stayed in hotels in New Delhi, Goa and Mangalore.

Of late, Sushma had begun to distance herself from Manjunath. A frustrated Manjunath blackmailed her, saying he would make public photos showing them in compromising positions.

Suspecting her fidelity, Manjunath asked Ali Hussain, 24, to keep an eye on her and report to him on a daily basis.

"This irked Sushma, who got in touch with her schoolmate Ajai, a resident of Indiranagar near Basaveshwaranagar," said DCP (North) HS Revanna.

"Ajai contacted Deepak (19), Lakshman alias Byat (20) and Abhishek (19) - all Basaveshwaranagar residents with a criminal past," police said. Deepak told Ajai they were ready to kill the two men for Rs 5 lakh. Sushma and the four men then allegedly decided to eliminate both Manjunath and Hussain.

On May 11, Sushma called Manjunath near HMT Auditorium in Jalahalli. Manjunath got into her Bolero around 9 pm. "A little later, the four assailants boarded the jeep and got Manjunath to call Hussain there," police said. Suspecting something amiss, Manjunath jumped out of the moving jeep on Outer Ring Road and escaped. "The four men then strangulated and beat Hussain to death inside the jeep as Sushma looked on. They dumped the body near Doddaballapur the same night."

After killing Hussain, Sushma and the four men returned to Bangalore. Sushma then headed to Vellore, where she had been living with Rasan Kumar, one of her lovers. Manjunath got in touch with police two days later and lodged a complaint. Police traced Hussain's body before zeroing in on the culprits.

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Pictured: Unsuspecting multi-millionaire Ben Goldsmith smiles alongside the US rapper who 'had an affair with his Rothschild heiress wife'

Pictured: Unsuspecting multi-millionaire Ben Goldsmith smiles alongside the US rapper who 'had an affair with his Rothschild heiress wife'
3 June 2012

All seems good with the world in this picture of a happy-looking Ben Goldsmith as he enjoys a spot of hunting with the American musician Jay Electronica.
But the image of the smiling pair, which is believed to have been taken seven months ago, may come to haunt the millionaire after his wife Kate had an alleged affair with the rapper.
The tinted instagram picture emerged today and shows Mr Goldsmith and Electronica standing shoulder to shoulder - Mr Goldsmith seemingly oblivious to any issues in his relationship.
Mr Goldsmith's spat with his wife over the alleged fling took an even uglier turn yesterday as he took to Twitter to publicly accuse her of fretting more about her image than their ‘devastated children’.
He took to Twitter to broadcast his anguish about the end of their nine-year marriage amid reports the heiress has been having an affair with a US rapper.

Mr Goldsmith ridiculed the 29-year-old for hiring a PR firm to ‘fix her reputation’. He told his 6,000 followers: ‘A bit late surely? How about focusing on her devastated children?’
Heiress Kate, 29, a scion of the Rothschild banking dynasty, has three young children with Mr Goldsmith, son of the late billionaire Sir James Goldsmith.

Mr Goldsmith's comments came as pictures emerged of the opulent interior of their family home in Kensington, West London, which went on the market for £20million just before the couple had their final separation.
The 'unique' detached property, built in 1860, has more than 5,600sg/ft of living space across four floors, complete with solid oak flooring, a summer house and spacious garden in one of the capital's most desirable districts.

Mr Goldsmith is said to have confronted his wife after discovering explicit text and email messages from hip hop star Jay Electronica.
Matters came to a head last Wednesday in a fierce bust-up at the couple’s home, in which he is said to have slapped Kate and kicked a child’s toy at her in fury.
His wife called police who arrested Mr Goldsmith, 31, on suspicion of actual bodily harm. He later accepted a police caution.
The Eton-educated financier also posted a Tweet yesterday which said: ‘Ps, in case you missed it’, and pointed his followers to an article in the Daily Mail about his wife’s alleged infidelity.
However, by late afternoon it appeared Mr Goldsmith had had a change of heart about airing his marriage troubles in public.
Both the Tweet about the Mail article, and the earlier one about his wife hiring a PR company, were deleted without explanation.

The PR company Mrs Goldsmith retained is Project Associates Ltd, a Mayfair-based reputation and crisis management firm.
A spokesman at the firm said Mrs Goldsmith was concerned that ‘inaccurate information’ was being given to the media designed to ‘deflect from the gravity of last week’s incident involving the police’.
He added: ‘Kate is devastated, she has had a very frightening time since she and her husband initially split five months ago, and this is just another sad development.
‘Her main concern now is for her children who will remain with her at the family home.
‘Kate has no further comment at this time. In the meantime she is seeking legal advice on a number of matters.
'Her family wish to add that they are completely supportive and they remain very much on speaking terms.’
Mr Goldsmith has moved out of the family home and is staying in Italy with his mother Lady Annabel, and will now file for divorce.
At the weekend he told the Mail on Sunday: ‘I’m pretty shell-shocked by everything. All I am thinking about now is my children.’
The couple are from two of the country’s wealthiest families. Mr Goldsmith inherited an estimated £300million after the death of his father, who built up a £1.2billion fortune.
Kate inherited an £18million fortune after the suicide of her banker father Amschel Rothschild, and is related to the Guinness brewery family on her mother’s side.
The couple have known each other since they were teenagers and were regulars in society publications such as Tatler before marrying young in September 2003 at a wedding attended by 600 guests.

In 2010 Mrs Goldsmith set up a record company called Roundtable Records, which led to her spending time at gigs and clubs in London as well as travelling to Los Angeles.
She got to know the 35-year-old rapper - real name Timothy Elpadaro Thedford - last autumn.
Yesterday Jay Electronica posted a bizarre message on his Twitter page which read simply: ‘#LoveIsOnTheWay’.
Last week, the union between the son of the late financier Sir James Goldsmith and his wife, a scion of the Rothschild banking dynasty, collapsed in the most spectacular fashion.
Mr Goldsmith apparently confronted his  29-year-old wife last Wednesday after discovering explicit texts and emails between the pair.
After initially denying the affair, Kate admitted it when her husband told her he had read the text messages.
There was a fierce row, during which Mr Goldsmith is said to have slapped Kate and kicked a child’s toy at her.
Ben then took their children to school, and by the time he had returned his wife had called the police and officers were at the house to arrest him.
The Metropolitan Police confirmed that a 31-year-old man from Kensington, West London, was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and taken to a police station, where he accepted  a caution.
Mr Goldsmith is away on a pre-planned holiday with the couple’s three young children. But he has said he plans to sue for divorce on the grounds of adultery.

While friends of Ben’s say his wife is still ‘obsessed’ with Electronica, last night a friend of Kate’s claimed the affair happened during a five-month break from Ben, and ended after three months.
Whatever the precise truth, it is still a startling end to the marriage that marked the union of two hugely powerful dynasties.
That Kate Goldsmith has been carrying on with a rapper known for his sexually explicit lyrics is undoubtedly a scandal, even for a family that is no stranger to colourful goings-on.
Last night, one friend told the Mail that the Goldsmith family are incredibly angry and that the divorce will be nasty.
‘Ben is going to start proceedings at the earliest opportunity,’ says the friend. ‘It will be a fight. They will fight over the kettle and the teapot!
‘There is a lot of anger. Lady Annabel (Ben’s formidable mother) is especially incensed and upset.’
Both Ben and his 29-year-old wife are wealthy in their own right,  and unravelling their fortunes to reach a divorce settlement will  be complicated.
Sir James left his family a £1.2 billion fortune when he died in 1997, much of which is tied up in trust.
Kate and her family were left £18 million — considerably less, but hardly a pittance — when her father died. Amschel Rothschild, a banker, was found hanged in the Hotel Bristol in Paris in 1996, aged just 41.

Feelings are running high at the moment, and another complication is the fact that Kate’s sister, Alice Rothschild, is going out with Ben’s elder brother, Zac.
Zac’s own ten-year marriage to Sheherazade Ventura-Bentley collapsed in 2009 after he began an affair with Alice, and they now live together in a house on the Goldsmiths’ family estate in Richmond, South-West London.
Zac’s divorce is still not finalised, as lawyers continue to work out a financial settlement between him and Sheherazade.
According to one friend, Alice now finds herself in a tricky situation. ‘Alice is well-liked in the family, but the Goldsmiths are asking, how much did she know about Kate and this rapper? Alice and Kate are close. It’s very awkward.’
Indeed. So how did Kate Goldsmith come to fall for a rapper? How did the affair begin, and what will happen between them now that her husband intends to divorce her?
Kate Rothschild and Ben Goldsmith were just 21 and 23 respectively when they married in 2003. They were young — perhaps too young.
When they married, Ben was the more confident of the two, and the ‘dominant’ one in the marriage. Kate, say those who know her well, has a more vulnerable air.
‘People often say she’s rather like Princess Diana,’ says a friend. ‘Her father’s suicide had a profound effect on her, and she has this way of making people protective of her.’
But as the marriage wore on, Kate grew in confidence  and, say friends, became tired of ‘being told what to do all the time’ by her husband. They began to grow apart.
And then Kate met Electronic.
The singer’s background could not have been more different from the Rothschild girl, who was educated at Bryanston School in Dorset.

Electronica was born and raised in the Magnolia Projects in New Orleans, Louisiana, an area known for poverty and violent crime.
He rose to prominence in 2007 when a track entitled Act I: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge) became popular on MySpace, the social networking site.
Three years later, Jay-Z, one of the world’s biggest selling rap artists, signed him to his Roc Nation stable of musicians.
Kate has her own record label, Round Table. Thirty-five-year-old Electronica has been based in London for the past couple of years. Presumably the pair met through their links with the music industry.
According to reports, but denied by Kate’s friends, the affair is believed to have begun about a year ago, with Kate besotted by the singer, whom she calls Jay Jay.
Both her family — her mother, Anita, is the daughter of merchant banker James Guinness — and the Goldsmiths are said to be aghast at the affair.
‘Ben is heartbroken, devastated and thoroughly miserable,’ a friend of the couple reportedly said.
While Kate’s friends claim the affair is over, his friends have a different view.
‘He suspected Kate was cheating on him because she has been behaving increasingly erratically for some time,’ says one.
‘She is obsessed with this chap, who is one of her clients. She is always on the phone to him, and out with him until four or five in the morning most nights. Sometimes she even stays with him.

‘Ben was paranoid about their friendship months ago, but when he confronted her about an affair earlier this year she denied it.
‘Then, last week, he found a series of texts and email messages. They were very intense messages planning sexual liaisons.’
On the face of it, it is a classic tale of a posh girl falling for a bad boy. But according to another source, it is not quite like that.
‘He has this “street” persona, but Jay Electronica is not really like that — he’s much gentler, a vegetarian and Buddhist,’ says another friend. ‘He and Kate feel they have a spiritual connection, and Kate tells friends he is the first person to really understand her.
‘And although he comes from a poor area, he has been successful, he has money, and he pays for Kate when he takes her out.’
The affair has uncanny echoes of a previous scandal involving Kate’s great aunt, born Pannonica Rothschild, who went on to become Baroness de Koenigswater.
It is a strange story. In 1948, Nica, as she was known, became bewitched by an unknown black jazz pianist, Thelonious Monk, after hearing a recording he had made of Round Midnight.
At a time when mixed-race relationships were frowned upon, she abandoned her husband and five children, moved into a hotel suite and set about finding him. She finally tracked him down in 1954 and devoted the next 28 years to him until his death.
Nica’s family disowned her. Kate can expect to be similarly shunned by the Goldsmith clan.
Friends say that the situation is difficult, too, for Jemima Khan — Ben’s older sister, who was on good terms with Kate, but will now be expected to cast her adrift.
‘It’s hard, but Lady Annabel will expect all of them to rally behind Ben,’ says the friend.
So what of the future? Electronica returned to the U.S. last week to attend his grandmother’s funeral, but is expected back in Britain soon. No one knows what will happen next between him and Kate.
As early as this week, the lawyers will get involved.
This week, Kate was still at the Kensington house, which was put up for sale two months ago. When the Mail knocked on the door yesterday, a young blonde woman came to a side door and said: ‘We don’t want to talk to you.’
But a friend told the Mail: ‘Kate is devastated. She has had a very frightening time since she and her husband initially split five months ago, and this is just another sad development. Her main concern now is for her children, who will remain with her at the family home.’
Lady Annabel, the Goldsmith family matriarch, is on holiday in Sicily and could not be contacted. But she was well aware that it was her husband Sir Jimmy’s wish that one of his children would one day marry a Rothschild.
He would never have imagined that such a union would end like this. But then no one did, least of all Kate’s husband Ben.