Search warrant for former rijkswachtkolonel in Gang research


Huiszoeking bij voormalig rijkswachtkolonel in Bende-onderzoek

The federal public prosecutor’s office last Thursday, a search warrant executed at the former rijkswachtkolonel Gérard Lhost. That is attached to The Standard. The search warrant in Beersel in the framework of the investigation into the Gang of Nijvel. It is not clear if anything has been delivered.

Colonel with the gendarmerie Gérard Lhost conducted the research to the wapendiefstal in the special unit of the gendarmerie, group, Dyane, in January 1982. Lhost got a lot of criticism because he has not believed in the onderzoekspiste that the extreme right was behind the theft was.

He testified about the extreme right-wing influences within the gendarmerie for the second parliamentary Gang commission.

Lhost was himself for a time at the head of the group of Dyane and the Special Intervention Squad. In 1985 she Lhost the gendarmerie.

What is the cause for the search warrant, is not clear. The public prosecutor wanted no further comment will be lost. There are no arrests made.