Kočner and his attorney allegedly discussed discrediting a known prosecutor

Slovak Bar Association submitted four complaints about attorneys in connection with Threema.

Marek ParaMarek Para (Source: TASR)

After judges now come the attorneys. The office of the Slovak Bar Association (SAK) submitted four complaints to the Review Commission in connection with the Threema app communication found on the phone of Marian Kočner.

The Review Commission also acts on the impulse of other subjects, investigating each complaint that is delivered, SAK spokesperson Alexandra Donevová told the SITA newswire.

The published Threema messages suggest that Kočner communicated with his attorney Marek Para about a prosecutor of the Special Prosecutor’s Office, Vasiľ Špirko.

Whistle-blower Špirko

Related story:Prosecutor Špirko found guilty of disciplinary transgression but not punished Read more 

Špirko became known to the public amid the political crisis triggered by the murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová.

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