Charges against former elite police head dropped

The prosecutor found the decision to prosecute Branislav Zurian unlawful, unfounded and premature.

Branislav ZurianBranislav Zurian (Source: Sme)

The General Prosecutor’s Office has dropped charges against Branislav Zurian, former head of the National Criminal Agency (NAKA), who has been accused of abusing the power of a public official and endangering a confidential and reserved fact.

“After looking into the matter, the prosecutor of the General Prosecutor’s Office decided that the decision to bring charges against B. Z. was unlawful, unfounded and premature, and issued without checking the facts sufficiently,” said Dalibor Skladan, spokesperson of the General Prosecutor’s Office, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

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