The very first judge leaves judiciary due to Threema

Miriam Repáková sent her abdication letter to the president.

Judge Miriam Repáková (l)Judge Miriam Repáková (l) (Source: Prezident.sk)

Judge of the Bratislava I District Court, Miriam Repáková, is the first judge to take off her judge's robe due to the communication with the mobster Marian Kočner via the Threema app. She has sent an abdication letter to President Zuzana Čaputová, the Sme daily reported.

“Miriam Repáková delivered an announcement on resigning as a judge on Wednesday,” the president’s spokesperson Martin Strižinec said, as quoted by Sme. Her function will expire at the end of November, he added.

Related articleHello, hello, murderer calling murderer. Promissory note case continues Read more 

Repáková is the very first judge to leave her post voluntarily after her communication with Kočner was published. Moreover, she was one of the judges whose mobile phones were taken by the police in August.

She has not been judging for about two weeks as she asked for her performance as a judge to be suspended in late October, Sme wrote.

By resigning from her judicial post, she loses all privileges, including salary and immunity.

Involvement in the Technopol case

The rest of this article is premium content at Spectator.sk
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on Spectator.sk
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on Sme.sk and Korzar.sk

Top stories

News digest: Fear and anger are prevaling emotions in Slovakia, president said

Kočner and Zsuzsová charged with planning murders. PCR tests are free for symptomatic people.


4 h
President Zuzana Caputova delivers her state of the republic address in parliament on September 27, 2021.

President Čaputová: We need to protect this world and Slovakia's place in it

In her speech about the state of the republic, the president offered a grim summary of the pandemic so far. Slovakia is in desperate need of stability.


10 h
Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury (aka Tutul)

Bratislava reminds me of Bangladesh, says exiled writer

Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury calls on the Slovak capital to help exiled writers and artists work through their trauma.


15 h
Most Slovak believe that “we” should also include foreigners, although they are quick to point out that efforts to integrate should be undertaken mainly by the foreigners themselves.

What Slovaks shouldn’t forget when they dream of the perfect foreigner

Bratislava’s mayor is right that integration is a two-way street, but even the capital still has some way to go to see foreigners as residents rather than just visitors.


27. sep
Skryť Close ad