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

The rest of this article is premium content at Spectator.sk
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on Spectator.sk
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on Sme.sk and Korzar.sk

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Theme: Vražda novinára Jána Kuciaka


This article is also related to other trending topics: Marian Kočner, Ján Kuciak

Top stories

Kuciak’s sister Mária: I wanted to cry during Fico’s press conference, Janko was also a journalist after all

The families want information that does not harm the investigation to go public.

People still remember Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová.

The US have invested a lot into our region politically

Now they recognise they need to take care of that investment, says Slovak Ambassador to the US Ivan Korčok.

Ivan Korčok in Washington.

Activities adrenaline junkies can enjoy in Slovakia

Become a race car driver at Slovakia Ring and jump off a chimney in Pezinok.

Adrenaline junkies can try skywalking up at the UFO Tower in Bratislava.

Threema saga: Police informed Kočner about his cases and Kuciak’s murder

Meanwhile, mobile phones were taken from Justice Ministry's state secretary and several Bratislava judges.

Marian Kočner arrives in Nitra for interrogation, August 13, 2019.