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Slovak Supreme Court cancels acquittal of journalist murder accused

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Slovak Supreme Court cancels acquittal of journalist murder accused
Slovak Supreme Court cancels acquittal of journalist murder accused   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021
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BRATISLAVA – Slovakia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday cancelled the acquittal of a businessman accused of organising the 2018 murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee and ordered a new trial, following an appeal from prosecutors.

A lower court last year acquitted Marian Kocner, in a case that shook Slovakia and led to mass protests against graft in government, citing lack of evidence.