Journalists who were screened in 2017, allegedly in relation to the Filip Rybanič case, are considering going to court together, the SITA newswire reported.
Rybanič, sentenced to a three-year suspended sentence with a one-year probation period in 2019, used to work at the bank where he looked into the bank accounts of ex-interior minister Robert Kaliňák.
The police claim they wanted to know whether he had passed information to journalists. However, they did not screen just journalists but also their relatives. Now, the journalists would like to claim a non-pecuniary damage for violation of privacy and their personal rights, SITA wrote.