Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Elite police officer arrested

Former NAKA officer is accused of accepting bribes and cooperation with the mafia.

(Source: TASR)

A former high-ranking officer of the National Criminal Agency (NAKA) was detained on Thursday March 9 in Komárno. He is suspected of cooperation with the underworld of Dunajská Streda, the Markíza TV reported.

Interior Ministry spokesperson Andrea Dobiášová confirmed the information.

"The investigator accused the man of accepting bribes and other crimes," she said.

Markíza reported that the arrest of the former officer of the elite police unit in Nitra is linked with the intervention against men who allegedly belong to the mafia of Dunajská Streda. The men were detained in May 2016 and the information they shared with the police led the investigators to the former NAKA officer.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

How rock music helped bring down the totalitarian regime Video

A new film shows that Rock & Roll, forbidden in the Soviet Union, helped to end the Cold War.

Illustrative Stock Photo

Movies under an open sky feel differently than in an air-conditioned cinema Photo

The popularity of outdoor cinemas is increasing in Bratislava

Bažant Kinematograf on the Magio Pláž beach

Peter Sagan announces split with his wife Katarína

The Slovak cycling star who has a young son said “It will be much better this way”.

Peter Sagan marries Katarína, November 2015.

Top 3 news from Last Week in Slovakia Video

Slovakia to buy 14 American fighter jets.

This archive picture from 2014 shows an older model of the F-16 fighter jets.