The Supreme Court overturned the sentence against Kratochvlova and Pelta, who received 6 years last year

The Supreme Court overturned the sentence against Kratochvlova and Pelta, who received 6 years last year
The Supreme Court overturned the sentence against Kratochvlova and Pelta, who received 6 years last year

May 3, 2017 – The police intervened in the meeting of the Football Association R (FAR), arresting the chairman Miroslav Pelta. The inspectors searched the offices in connection with the subsidies of the Ministry of Religion (MMT), where they interfered just as they did at the Prague municipality. The deputy minister of education Simona Kratochvlov, the Czech Union of Sport (US) Miroslav Jansta, the representative of Prague Karel Bezina (SSD) and the editor of the department of sports at the municipality Soa Fberov were also arrested. The police interrogated Zdek Bza, ex-fa of the MMT sports department.

– Prask chief prosecutor Lenka Bradov stated that those persons (Pelta, Bza and Kratochvlov) and one company (FAR) were accused, among other things, of abusing the authority and agreement on a public order.

May 4, 2017 – prosecutors suggested custody for Pelta and Kratochvlova, who, according to police intercepts, agreed on a preparation and influence program.

May 5, 2017 – The court decided on custody for Pelta and Kratochvlova. Pelta again filed a complaint with the court.

May 9, 2017 – Minister of Religion Kateina Valachov (SSD) announced that she is resigning due to the case. She suspended subsidies.

May 11, 2017 – Radiournl stated that Pelta and Kratochvlova agreed on subsidies independently of one commission. According to Radiournl, Pelta, with the help of Bza, forced subsidies for FAR and after the decision on subsidies for MMT was made.

May 26, 2017 – Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (SSD) accepted Valachov’s resignation. At the same time, Deputy Valachov proposed Stanislav Techa to the position of Minister of Education. President Milo Zeman appointed him on 21 January.

January 2, 2017 – The General Assembly of FAR did not elect a new leader, then instructed the current Executive Committee to convene an extraordinary General Assembly by December 31 at the latest. After the approval of the true statutes, the delegates extended the mandate of the founding executive committee.

June 6, 2017 – Pelta resigned from the position of president of the Football Association R. Rezignaci sent for his lawyer from custody.

7 April 2017 – Pelta was released from custody.

October 11, 2017 – Pelta has resigned from the post of vice president of the Czech Olympic Committee (OC).

25th of March 2017 – The police accused its chairman Jansta and general secretary Jan Bohe in the case of manipulation of US subsidies.

October 28, 2017 – Kratochvlov was released from custody.

December 11, 2017 – Czech television reported that the police accused former FAR security manager Martin Synecki of having revealed to Pelt that police wiretapping had been deployed in his office.

6th March 2018 – The head of the representative office in Prague sent to the court a survey of information from the factories around Pelta. The envelope was handed over by state representative Ondej Trek to Synecko.

November 12, 2018 – The police broke up FAR and Pelty in the corruption subsidy case. Until that time, associations, Pelta and other people and organizations were arrested for abusing authority, agreeing to a public order or breaching obligations in the management of other people’s property.

November 6, 2019 – The highest state representative office annulled the subsidy of the FAR and Pelty branches, which was related to daily bribery. It thus suited the fortunes of the accused.

November 27, 2020 – The Prask High Court acquitted Synecki of the wiretapping revelations in Pelty’s office.

May 2, 2020 – The Prask Supreme State Representative Office filed a complaint in the case against five people and two primary persons. Pelta, Jansta, Kratochvlov, Bza and Boh and two organizations – FAR and US – were covered.

June 16, 2020 – It started mainly in the case, the court did not hear Kratochvlova as the only one of the defendants, who apologized that she was hospitalized.

August 24, 2020 – The trial continued, the court also heard Kratochvlova. Former prime minister Sobotka, former minister Valachov and chairman of the OV Ji Kejval appeared as witnesses.

Jan 12, 2021 – The Supreme Court proposed for the accused a sentence of five to ten years in prison, fines and the destruction of business. He wanted Kratochvlova to receive the maximum prison term, for Pelta he wanted nine years in prison and a fine of 25 million crowns, for Jansta he wanted five years in prison and a fine of two million crowns. He also imposed fines on the covered organization – US had to pay 2.5 million crowns, FAR 5 million.

Jan 14, 2021 – Pelta repeated in court that he disagreed with the packaging. They denied the guilt again and he was wrapped up.

November 26, 2021 – The court found both Pelta and Kratochvlova guilty in the case of manipulating sports subsidies. He sentenced the former FAR chairman to six years in prison, five years of business damage and five million fines. He sent Kratochvlova to prison for 6.5 years. On the contrary, he acquitted the chairman of the US Jansta, the secretary of the union Bohe and the former ministerial department of sports Bzu. Both Pelta and Kratochvlov immediately appealed the verdict, and the representative office also appealed, against all defendants.

August 11, 2022 – Seznam At first he wrote that the judge Pavla Hjkov, who judged the case surrounding Pelta, gave the representative of the state a motion to close the legs of the ex-minister of the church Kateina Valachov because of the testimony of the witness. According to the judges, Valachov was not telling the truth when she testified in court about her employment and contractual relations with the lawyer Petra Novková.

1 of 2022 – The Supreme Court in Prague overturned the judgment against Pelta and Kratochvlova. Esk television (T) informed about it. The Municipal Court in Prague will have to deal with the incident again.

The article is in Czech

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