Deputy mayor of Zlín files criminal complaint against Facebook critics

The deputy mayor of Zlín, Martin Janeček, has filed a criminal complaint of slander against his critics on Facebook. Mr. Janeček who is third on the Social Democrats candidates list in the town of Zlín, is seeking re-election in the autumn. He says that the campaign against him on Faceboook –in which he is accused of corrupt practices – is no longer tolerable and has asked the police to file charges against an unknown culprit. Police have been questioning the author of the respective web site.