Two MPs stripped of immunity over EU fund fraud

08-06-2017

The lower house of Parliament has stripped two deputies of their immunity opening the way for charges to be filed against them in connection with involvement in suspected EU fraud. The two deputies in question are Josef Novotný of the Social Democrats and Communist Party deputy Jaroslav Borka. The case relates to distribution of EU funds within the Regional Operational Program North-West. The assembly voted in accordance with the recommendation of the Immunity Committee of the lower house.