Prosecutor dismisses criminal complaint against For a Decent Slovakia

The head of the National Criminal Agency has lost his position due to this case.

(Source: Marko Erd, Sme)

An anonymous criminal complaint against the organisers of the For a Decent Slovakia protest gatherings has been turned down by the prosecutor. According to him, there is no reason to start a prosecution, the private broadcaster TV Markíza reported on February 10.

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The criminal complaint against the organisers was submitted in October 2018, claiming that there are suspicions of both a coup attempt and corruption and that the organisers are paid by the Hungarian-American investor and philanthropist George Soros.

The National Criminal Agency (NAKA) invited the organisers to hearings where they were asked about finances and their bank accounts. The organisers considered the process to be one of bullying and intimidation, while the police claimed that they were only investigating corruption allegations and hearing from the people who were allegedly harmed.

Read also:NAKA head leaves due to investigation by the For a Decent Slovakia initiative Read more 

However, such arguments did not work, particularly after the media reported on the interrogations. Then-NAKA head, Peter Hraško, even lost his post as he failed to precisely inform acting Police Corps President Milan Lučanský.

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