A few suspects in murder of Slovakian journalist detained

Source : 112 Ukraine

Journalist-investigator Jan Kuchak was killed along with his girlfriend Monika Kusnirova in his own house in Velca Maca village
14:59, 27 September 2018

Deutsche Welle

The police of Slovakia detained a few suspects in the murder of journalist-investigator Jan Kuchak and his bride, Peter Pelligrini, the Prime Minister of Slovakia reported on Facebook.

"I am pleased to report that the police detained the suspects in the murder of two innocent young people. I also appreciate professional work of investigators and prosecutors," he wrote.

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Pelligrini praised the work of the police officers, noting that the investigation of the murder of the journalist and the punishment of the persons involved in the case is one of the priorities of his government.

"I think that this brutal action will be solved and we will know the motives of the attackers," Pelligrini wrote.

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Advocate Daniel Lipsic reported on Facebook that the suspects were arrested on September 27.

"I do not possess the additional information. I only hope that they are real perpetrators and it is not a mistake," Zlata Kusnirova, the mother of fiancée claimed to

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As we reported journalist- investigator Jan Kuchak and his girlfriend were shot in Slovakia on February 22-25, 2018. The bodies of 27-year-old reporter and his bride were found at their house in Velca Maca village, not far from Trnava. The cause of the death was the gunshot wounds: the journalist was shot in the chest, and his girlfriend was shot in the head.

Also, previous Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico resigned due to the political crisis, which occurred after investigative journalist Jan Kuchak murder along with his girlfriend. 

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