President: Coordination between the police and prosecutor’s office failed

Čaputová met Police Corps President Lučanský and GP Čižnár over Trnka’s dropped charges.

President Zuzana Čaputová talks about her meeting with Police Corps President Milan Lučanský and General Prosecutor Jaromír Čižnár on January 22, 2020President Zuzana Čaputová talks about her meeting with Police Corps President Milan Lučanský and General Prosecutor Jaromír Čižnár on January 22, 2020 (Source: TASR)

The coordination between the police investigators and the prosecutor overseeing the case failed regarding charges against the former general prosecutor.

President Zuzana Čaputová has agreed on that with Police Corps President Milan Lučanský and General Prosecutor Jaromír Čižnár.

She decided to seek an explanation from Lučanský and Čižnár regarding why charges against ex-general prosecutor Dobroslav Trnka were dropped, and why he had previously been detained and immediately released, despite strong evidence he had endangered the rule of law in Slovakia. She referred to a leaked video recorded in Trnka’s office a few years ago.

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