Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Defense Minister sacks VOP Nováky general director

Defense Minister František Kašický dismissed Ján Lasab, the general director and chairman of the Board of Directors of the Vojenský Opravárenský Podnik (VOP) Nováky military maintenance company, on July 11, appointing Peter Trgiňa in his place, Defense Ministry spokesperson Vladimír Gemela told the SITA newswire.

Until then, Trgiňa had worked for neither VOP nor the Defense Ministry, but was granted the proper security clearance for the job.

The dismissal comes five days after police charged several VOP employees, including some managers and a security technician, with an offense punishable by four to ten years in prison. Lasab is allegedly one of those charged.

Lasab was appointed head of VOP in March after an explosion at the company claimed eight lives.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Soldier detained for theft in the ammunition depot

The theft in the ammunition depot was not used for arming extremists or terrorism.

Ammunition, illustrative stock photo

Slovak tennis player knocks out Sharapova Video

Magdaléna Rybáriková improves her position in the WTA ranking.

Magdaléna Rybáriková

Governmental campaign should bring Slovaks home from the UK

The Slovak cabinet plans to persuade its expats living and working in the UK with at least a bachelor degree to return home: a campaign offering specific jobs should help.

Young researchers, IT experts and medical staffers are needed in Slovakia, illustrative stock photo.

EU lawyers claiming the Russian annexation of Crimea as legal is a hoax

One lawyer does not mean all EU lawyers; immigrants attacking a shepherd dog and HAARP causing hurricanes in the US are hoaxes, too.

Hoax on immigrants attackign two German shepdherds and ebing bitten yb them