Hilter lookalike nabbed: A person, Adolf Hitler lookalike was arrested by the Austrian Police when he was wandering around the Nazi dictator’s hometown sporting his infamous moustache and side parting, said a spokesman.
Hilter lookalike nabbed from Hitler’s flat in northern town of Braunau am inn
The 25-year-old Austrian national was nabbed from Hitler’s flat in the northern town of “Braunau am inn” in which Hitler was born on April 20, 1889.
The man, who reportedly called himself Harald Hitler, was arrested under a1947 Austrian Law which made it illegal to promote Nazi ideology.
“It was obvious that he glorified Hitler,” police spokesman David Furtner told AFP.
Authorities became aware of his existence after his photos got viral on social media in which a man posing outside Hitler’s actual birth house, a large yellow corner house in the town’s historic centre.
Pommer launched proceeding against the expropriation
In other photos, he posed front of Braunau pub dressed in traditional grab including a loden jacket and lederhosen.
As per the local media reports, the person who disguised himself as Hitler and introduced himself to patrons as “Harald Hitler” and insisted on being served Austrian mineral water.
“The suspect who offered no resistance during his arrest had moved to Braunau in mid-January, police said.
The government said the seizure had been necessary to curb the building from becoming a pilgrimage site for Nazi sympathisers. While responding, Pommer launched proceeding against the expropriation last month, arguing it was unconstitutional.