Slovan Bratislava manager will pay €5,000 due a Nazi salute

If Ivan Kmotrík Jr. fails to pay the fine, he will spend six months in jail.

Slovan Bratislava manager Ivan Kmotrík Jr.Slovan Bratislava manager Ivan Kmotrík Jr. (Source: TASR)

A judge of the Specialised Criminal Court in Banská Bystrica handed down a guilty verdict to Slovan Bratislava manager Ivan Kmotrík Jr., charged with the deliberate offense of showing sympathy for a movement aimed at suppressing fundamental rights and freedoms. The August 19 verdict is not valid yet.

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He has been ordered to pay €5,000, as reported by the Aktuality.sk news website. The August 19 verdict is not valid yet.

“In case the fine is intentionally thwarted, the court has imposed a sentence of six months in prison,” the Specialised Criminal Court spokesperson Katarína Kudjáková said, as quoted by Aktuality.sk.

A prosecutor of the Special Prosecutor's Office filed a charge against Kmotrík Jr. in mid-August of 2019 for giving a Nazi salute and saying “Heil Hitler” after the May 2018 football match in Trnava.

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