Borža trial begins today

A major trial begins today against plaintiffs Dušan Borženský, allegedly a Kosice underworld leader, and two accomplices with charges including murder, attempted murder, extortion, armed robbery and assault.

Among other things, Borženský is believed to have been involved in the 1999 murder of alleged Košice mob boss Karol Kolárik.

The case file is over 5,000 pages long, with investigators hearing testimony from over 200 people.

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

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Curfew and closed schools. Slovakia goes into a mild lockdown this weekend

Nationwide testing will follow, accompanied by another curfew.

Nationwide testing - an ambitious plan with an uncertain result

Antigen tests to be used work on patients with symptoms.

Police arrest top special prosecutor, suspected of helping a mafia group

Dušan Kováčik is known for not filing any criminal lawsuits.

State prepared an €100-million injection for tourism

The sector hit hard by the coronavirus crisis should see money at the end of this year.

Illustrative stock photo