Court rejects Janoušek’s plea to have sentence annulled on health grounds

The Brno Regional Court has rejected a plea from wealthy businessman Roman Janoušek to have his jail term rescinded on health grounds, the news website Aktuálně reported on Monday. Mr. Janoušek, who is said to have enjoyed marked influence over politicians in Prague, is serving 4.5 years for hit and run. The court ruled that prison doctors were capable of providing him with any medical care that he needed. It was Mr. Janoušek’s third unsuccessful bid to has his sentence quashed

Author: Ian Willoughby