Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Žitňanská to visit Leopoldov after recent prisoner escape

Justice Minister Lucia Žitňanská (Most-Híd) will visit Leopoldov prison in Trnava region next Monday (June 13). From there, convict Ľubomír Behan escaped in June.

Lucia Žitňanská(Source: Sme)

Behan, who is still at large, is being hunted by the police, the TASR newswire wrote on June 8. Žitňanská expects the results of an investigation into this case to be prepared. She has not ruled out possible personnel changes in the Prison and Justice Guards Corps (ZVJS) in response to the escape.

“Based on the results, we’ll draw up specific measures and the actions to be taken,” minister added.

Behan has committed the crime of obstructing the execution of a decision of the authorities by fleeing from the prison. He could face between one and five years in jail in addition to his initial sentence of eight years and eight months for robbery, which is considered to be a violent crime.

Top stories

Investigator: We have cases where parents have sold their own daughters for sex Photo

The price of a human when trafficked on the black market is between €3,500 and €20,000.

Adrián Begáň

Not now, Scots told by UK

Scotland's pro-independence leader may secretly be relieved not to have to stage referendum while Brexit underway

Nicola Sturgeon

A firm’s owner can impede generational succession

Seven key ways to deal with transition of a family business.

Family business, illustrative stock photo.

Blog: How can the international community help national parks in Slovakia? Video

The current system of conservation with rapid habitat losses inside national parks is insufficient to sustain biodiversity and protect our biological heritage.