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First of the 753 amnestied convicts return to prison
4 Jan 2013 Flash News
One of the men who were granted amnesty in Slovakia broke into a flat in Trnava only a few hours after he was released on Wednesday, January 2. The Sme daily wrote in its Friday, January 4, issue that he forcibly entered the flat where his ex-wife lives, threatening her and her boyfriend, and was detained shortly afterwards. Another amnestied man was caught stealing in a shopping centre, Sme wrote.
A total of 753 convicts have been pardoned following Ivan Gasparovic's amnesty on Tuesday, the TASR newswire learnt from Justice Ministry spokesperson Jana Zlatohlávková. Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič granted amnesty in connection with the 20th anniversary of the split of Czechoslovakia and the establishment of independent Slovak Republic.
(Source: Sme, TASR)
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