Kotleba’s party MP faces bodily harm charge

NEWLY elected MP Andrej Medvecký who represents the far-right Kotleba-People’s Party Our Slovakia (ĽSNS), appeared alongside his brother Jozef in Námestovo District Court on March 10.

Courtroom, illustrative stock photoCourtroom, illustrative stock photo(Source: Sme)

The MP is accused of inflicting bodily harm based on racial hatred. According to the prosecution, he attacked a citizen of the Dominican Republic on November 1, 2014.

The accused ran in the March 5 general election as number 9 on the ĽSNS party slate. He is also chairman of the party structure in Žilina  region. He received a total of 4,832 preferential votes in the election.

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