Kotleba investigated for possible sexual abuse

His party denies it.

Marian KotlebaMarian Kotleba (Source: SITA)

Chair of the far right LSNS, Marian Kotleba, faces suspicions of sexual abuse, the Denník N daily reported .

The topky.sk website broke the story describing his relationship with a young student and also his relationship with his current wife Frederika (who, according to topky.sk, has recently filed for divorce).

According to the tabloid website, when he was a high school teacher in Banská Bystrica, Kotleba had a relationship with a then 16-year-old student who became pregnant. Kotleba’s wife confirmed the relationship but denied that he would have a child outside of their marriage.

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Police are investigating the case as a suspected crime of sexual abuse, Denník N reported.

Kotleba’s party ĽSNS denied it, saying that these statements are not based on the truth.

“This information was used against him several times in the past as an attempt to discredit and damage his name,” vice-chairman of the party Martin Beluský said, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

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