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Two Slovaks arrested in Thailand

Police accused one of them of fraud, second of duress and blackmail.

Michal Grujbár is one of the Slovaks arrested by Thailand police in cooperation with Interpol on July 27.(Source: TASR/Interpol)

Thai police in close cooperation with Interpol Bratislava National Centre detained two Slovak men Michal Grujbár and Marián S., both aged 39, on Wednesday, July 27.

Grujbár is a former head of the hospital in Zlaté Moravce. The international and European warrant are based on accusations of fraud involving hospital funds in the amount of €500,000. Police arrested him on the Ko Samui island, and if he is found guilty he could face 15 years in prison, the Aktuality.sk website reported.

Marián S. is accused of gross duress and blackmail. The police arrested him in Nakorn Ratchasima province and he could face life in prison if found guilty.

Both accused men also broke the Thai immigration regulations. Interpol Bratislava National Centre is intensively working on their transfer to Slovak judicial authorities, Aktuality.sk wrote.

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