Special prosecutor proposes life sentence for head of crime group

In his final plea on February 16, Slovakia’s Special Prosecutor proposed a life sentence for the alleged head of an organized crime group from Eastern Slovakia, Róbert Okoličány. In this trial, 16 people are accused of 19 crimes, the SME daily wrote on February 16.

In his final plea on February 16, Slovakia’s Special Prosecutor proposed a life sentence for the alleged head of an organized crime group from Eastern Slovakia, Róbert Okoličány. In this trial, 16 people are accused of 19 crimes, the SME daily wrote on February 16.

According to the prosecution, the accused committed five murders and several attempted murders. In addition to these crimes, they are accused of illegal weapons’ possession, aggravated assaults, extortion, and other crimes. Robert Okoličány and three other men are accused of the murder of Josef Ferenc on April 27, 2001 in the village of Veľká Bara in the Trebišov district.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská 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

News digest: Some schools open, so do some ski resorts

Top prosecutor to be appointed soon. Zsuzsová goes to prison in a murder case. Pezinok judges are busy deciding about custodies for high-profile suspects.

Some schools will open on December 7

Matovič pushed through testing at schools, government is launching a pilot project this weekend.

PM Igor Matovič (front) and Education Minister Branislav Gröhling  (back)

Freed in the Kuciak murder case, guilty of another murder

The Specialised Criminal Court sends Alena Zsuzsová to prison for ordering the murder of former Hurbanovo mayor. She appealed against the verdict, insists she is innocent.

Alena Zsuzsová is escorted to the courtroom.

Health Ministry gearing up for COVID vaccines

Mass campaign planned to get people to take jab.

Illustrative stock photo