Security Committee to discuss divisions surrounding police Thursday


The Czech lower house’s Security Committee will meet on Thursday to discuss recent divisions surrounding the police force, Czech Television reported on Tuesday. The committee’s deputy chairman, Bronislav Schwarz of ANO, said he had convened the meeting at the request of MPs. Mr. Schwarz said it would also be attended by Robert Šlachta, who recently stood down over plans to merge his organised crime unit with the anti-corruption police, the head of the Ostrava branch of the organised crime unit, Jiří Komárek, and state attorney Ivo Ištvan.