VITAZOSLAV Moric, former MP and member of the Slovak National Party was charged with illegal arms trade, Interior Minister Vladimir Palko said.
According to the minister, Moric's firm Armex attempeted to sell military equipment to communist North Korea.
Palko told the Slovak daily SME that police are investigating three culprits in the trade, including Moric.
He said: "Criminal proceedings started against the former general director of Armex, against one of his employees, and against a fomer boss of the office for military equipment with the Interior Ministry."
Compiled by Martina Pisárová from press reports.
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13. Jun 2003 at 10:18