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Consultant imprisoned for taking bribes

The doctor promised extra healthcare and new ways of treatment.

(Source: TASR)

The Judge of the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) handed down a sentence of imprisonment to a consultant S.P. from Prešov haematology department, accused of taking bribes. The reason for the incarceration was concern about the continuation of the criminal act, Katarína Kudjáková, the spokesperson for the court stated for the TASR newswire.

The policemen of the National Criminal Agency (NAKA) will remove the doctor from his workplace in the Faculty Hospital.

The statement from the hospital made by J. A. Reiman in Prešov, as quoted by TASR reads, “We have not been officially informed about this.”

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“Neither the investigator, the police nor the person involved has contacted us yet. Our information comes from employees who were in the workplace at that time” stated the hospital as quoted by TASR.

The consultant took bribes from oncological patients and their families. He promised them extra healthcare and new ways of treatment.

The accused made a complaint about the decision of the court, according to Kudjáková. The matter was referred to the Supreme court.

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