Jankovská to face discipline proposed by the minister

Judge Maruniaková under check over her ruling in Kočner's favour.

Former state secretary Monika JankovskáFormer state secretary Monika Jankovská (Source: TASR)

Justice Minister Gábor Gál will submit a disciplinary motion against his former deputy, Monika Jankovská. She faces suspicions of having exchanged thousands of encrypted messages with Marian Kočner, discussing, among other things, their involvement in corrupting judges.

The minister also wants to check on the file of the promissory notes case in which Bratislava V District Court judge Zuzana Maruniaková decided in favour of Marian Kočner.

Checking on Maruniaková

Moreover, the ministry is looking at the selection procedure that brought Maruniaková to the post of judge. Beforehand, Maruniaková was a staffer at the ministry, working under Jankovská. She was mentioned in the alleged Threema texts between Jankovská and Kočner.

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