More murders, monitoring of journalists and politicians. What else are the police looking into?

Kuciak murder investigation throws light onto many other cases.

Police search Kočner's place in Bratislava, October 16.Police search Kočner's place in Bratislava, October 16. (Source: Sme - Marko Erd)

The investigation of the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová has led the police to look at many other cases in a new light, the Special Prosecutor's Office informed on Thursday.

For now, the Slovak public only has information about some of them, such as the monitoring and screening of journalists, the preparations made for the murders of two lawyers and Marian Kočner's influence over the former general prosecutor.

Read also:Marian Kočner has been charged in the case of Kuciak's murderRead more 

On Thursday, March 14, the prosecutor mentioned, for the first time, suspicions regarding the illegal actions of police officers. He declined to give any more details about this but said that the prosecutors are making sure that all the questions that arise from the witness hearings or from other evidence in the case of the Kuciak murder are being properly investigated.

Most of the suspicions have so far been derived from the data found on computers, mobile phones and USB keys that the police have confiscated during house searches at Kočner's residence.

1. Murder of prosecutors and attorney

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