Investigation of mafia in the police resulted in detention of a million in cash

The cases against the people facing charges in police and judicial corruption are not based on penitents' testimonies only, prosecutors say.

Former special prosecutor Dušan Kováčik was arrested in October 2020. Former special prosecutor Dušan Kováčik was arrested in October 2020. (Source: TASR)

Many witnesses exist and some of the charged persons are cooperating with the investigators. It is not true that the latter are enjoying their stolen wealth.

The prosecutors of the Special Prosecutor's Office have thus reacted to the various speculations around the investigation of cases, which point to the activities of the mafia in the police.

"It is not based on one or two penitents' testimonies. It really is a higher quality investigation," prosecutor Peter Kysel said.

The investigation of police officials was mainly questioned by the now opposition Smer party, which has had ties with several of the people who have been detained.

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