Murder investigation: Kočner insists he is innocent

Marian Kočner, charged with ordering the murder of Ján Kuciak, was interrogated in Nitra.

Marian Kočner arrives in Nitra for interrogation, August 13, 2019. Marian Kočner arrives in Nitra for interrogation, August 13, 2019. (Source: TASR)

Marian Kočner says he has nothing to do with the murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová.

Kočner, who has been in custody due to another case for over a year now and who faces charges of ordering the murder, was interrogated at the Nitra branch of the National Criminal Agency (NAKA) on August 13.

His attorney Marek Para told journalists following the interrogation that Kočner denied his participation in the murder and pleaded not guilty.

Kočner complains about sleep

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