Constitutional court turns down another Rath complaint

The Constitutional Court has turned down another complaint filed by the former Central Bohemian governor David Rath against the seizure of his property by the state during his criminal investigation. The court ruled at a closed hearing that there was no breach of basic legal rights during the seizure of his property and finances. Mr Rath, who faces corruption charges, has spent the last six months in custody and is awaiting trial with ten other defendants.

Author: Masha Volynsky