Valko murder: Court did not reject the deal with one of the charged

Valko's ex-wife does not believe the two charged men murdered the prominent lawyer.

Ernest Valko was shot dead on November 8.Ernest Valko was shot dead on November 8. (Source: SITA)

One of the two men charged with the murder of prominent lawyer is closer to getting his deal with the prosecutor.

The Pezinok District Court heard the case of Jaroslav Klinka, who closed the agreement on guilt and punishment in May 2019, on the last day of the year. The court did not reject the deal and will further proceed to assess the proposed punishment (seven years and two months in prison) on January 31, the Sme daily reported.

The Valko murder

Ernest Valko was found shot dead in his house in Limbach, near Bratislava, in November 2010 by his ex-wife and daughter. He was a lawyer and former deputy speaker of the lower house of the Czechoslovak Federal Parliament in 1990-1991, who in 1992 was chosen as the top judge of the Czechoslovak Constitutional Court.

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