Prosecutor Šanta has appealed. He wants Kočner’s property to be forfeited

He is asking for a stricter punishment.

Prosecutor Ján ŠantaProsecutor Ján Šanta (Source: SME)

Prosecutor of the Special Prosecutor’s Office Ján Šanta has appealed the verdict issued in the forged promissory notes for the private broadcaster TV Markíza.

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According to the ruling, Marian Kočner was sentenced to 19 years in prison and a financial sanction of €10,000. Another accused in the case, Pavol Rusko, was also sentenced to 19 years behind bars.

Šanta wants stricter punishments, though, the Denník N daily reported. He has asked to increase Kočner’s sentence to 20 years in prison and forfeit his property.

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