Planned murder of a witness. The little known secret service scandal

There have been hints that the secret service was planning to murder Oskar Fegyveres, from the abduction case of the president's son. The police has had testimony since last year. But the case is now time-barred.

Oskar FegyveresOskar Fegyveres (Source: Sme)

In May 2016, former secret service agent Ľuboš Kosík testified about the alleged plans of the Slovak Information Service (SIS) to murder Oskar Fegyveres, the crown witness of the abduction of the president’s son. It is unclear whether the police investigated that case, and with what result.

Kosík spoke out publicly about the plan to eliminate Fegyveres in an interview with the Sme daily last week. He also confirmed that as a secret service member he was personally involved in the abduction of Michal Kováč Jr. He now claims that the former SIS deputy head, Jaroslav Svěchota, who died in 2004, issued the order to murder Fegyveres. At that time Fegyveres was hiding in Switzerland.

“They were suppossed to take him and throw him from the rocks somewhere near Mont Blanc in Italy,” Kosík told Sme. “There is some mountain pass between Switzerland and Italy.”

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Kosík is currently hiding in Mali due to another case, unconnected to the Fegyveres and the abduction case.

The entire plan was allegedly orchestrated by former SIS member Michal Hrbáček, but Kosík did not want to talk about the case in any more detail, saying that he has already testified about it before the police and is ready to say more in court.

Report to the police

Kosík fled Slovakia in the summer of 2016, when the Supreme Court handed him a prison sentence of 14 years in a case concerning the falsification of obligations. He was detained in Mali in November 2017 and is still there awaiting an extradition decision.

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