Police confiscate firearms and gun permit of ĽSNS MP

AN MP for the far-right People’s Party – Our Slovakia (ĽSNS) of Marian Kotleba will have to undergo new psychological tests.

Peter KrupaPeter Krupa (Source: SME)

The police have confiscated firearms as well as the licence to carry them from ĽSNS legislator Peter Krupa, who brought a gun to the parliament on March 21, the Denník N daily reported on its website.

In order to get them back, Krupa will have to undergo some psychological examinations, the daily wrote.

“Police officers were proceeding in line with the law and were acting politely and decently towards the man in question when confiscating his firearms,” reads a police statement, as quoted by Denník N.

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They also reported that the officers can secure weapons, ammunition or gun permits from any man “that might be expected to threaten life, health, freedom or human dignity of any other person”, the daily wrote. The same goes if the person in question has to submit a new health report or psychological evaluation.

All of Krupa’s guns are in his legal possession, according to the ĽSNS’s website.

“Police used the information in the media about Krupa having a gun permit as a pretext for their activities,” reads the statement on the website.

ĽSNS admitted that Krupa handed over a 9 mm Grand Power pistol to security upon his arrival to the parliament.

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