Slovak entrepreneur charged with ordering journalist murder: prosecutor

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14 mars 2019, 13.22

Slovak prosecutors said Thursday they have charged entrepreneur Marian Kocner with ordering the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, whose killing triggered mass protests that toppled the prime minister.

"On March 8 prosecutors charged Marian K with ordering the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak," an unnamed special prosecutor told reporters in Bratislava.

Four other people have already been charged with the February 2018 murder of Kuciak, who had been investigating Kocner's business activities in addition to alleged ties between Slovak politicians and the Italian mafia.

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