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Court cuts sentence for former SWAT team officer for robberies
31 Jul 2014 Flash News
THE BANSKÁ Bystrica District Court reduced from 13 to 12 years a prison term for former SWAT team officer Miroslav Jacko in connection with armed robberies in the house of the parents of former Slovak national football team player Vratislav Greško and that of lawyer Ján Smetana in 2004 and 2005 respectively.
Both the prosecutor with the Prosecutor-General’s Office and Jacko’s legal representative appealed against the ruling. Jacko continues to spend his days in a maximum-security prison, the TASR newswire wrote on July 30.
The latest verdict is not effective yet, as both the prosecutor of General Prosecutor’s Office and the lawyer of the defendant have already appealed.
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