Černák skips country

Police are searching for the suspected boss of the Banska Bystrica mafia, Mikuláš Černák, after reports that he fled the country illegally. Last week a court ordered him to be returned to prison to complete a sentence he was released from too early.

Police vice president Jaroslav Spišiak said: "We have not registered any official border crossing but we know that [Černák] is outside Slovakia."

The Supreme Court ordered him to be returned to prison because he had not served the required two-thirds of his original sentence when a lower court released him. Theoretically, Černák may not be aware of the court order against him, officials said.

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

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