Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Kotleba’s MP Mazurek assaults police officer

Milan Mazurek could face 1-5 years in prison for attacking a public official.

Milan Mazurek at the protest against Islamisation. (Source: YouTube)

When president Andrej Kiska was meeting Ružomberok's Mayor, Igor Čombor on March 16, the MP of Marian Kotleba’s party ĽSNS, Milan Mazurek, attacked a police officer. The man was allegedly a member of the unit protecting the state officials.

The punishment for attacking a public official is imprisonment from one to five years.

The police originally told the Sme daily only that they are investigating an attack against a public official. Later ĽSNS revealed that it was its MP, Mazurek.

He was defending his father Milan Mazurek Snr. who was trying to record the face of a police officer wearing civilian clothes with his cell phone. This was because the police officer was recording Mazurek's father with his camera, according to Mazurek Snr.

Read also: Read also:NAKA prosecutes MP Mazurek for anti-Roma statements

The police officer, allegedly, aggressively pushed Mazurek’s cell phone away, breaking his glasses. Then his son became involved. It was only then that we both learned that the man is a police officer, Mazurek Snr. claims in his criminal complaint. He filed it against an unknown offender for disorderly conduct and abusing the power of a public official.

Kiska’s office confirmed that it knows that the incident happened though they did not identify the people involved.

Top stories

Press freedom is bleeding across our borders

Critical media are always the first targets of populists and press freedom enemies.

I have met dozens of people possessed by Satan, exorcist claims

An exorcist can help a believer to escape their problems but not to solve them, psychiatrist Hunčík says.

Priest and exorcist Ľuboš Václavek consecrates the office of Erika Jurinová (OĽaNO).

End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Slovakia is 26th on the Employment Flexibility Index

Higher work surcharges will push Slovakia down.