Former MP Kott released from custody

Former MP Petr Kott was on Thursday released from police custody, 18 months after he was arrested on corruption charges. Mr Kott faces trial along with former prominent Social Democrat David Rath and other people who allegedly manipulated public contracts in central Bohemia. After his release, Petr Kott told reporters he was going to resume his original profession and work as a doctor in Prague’s Bulovka hospital.

Author: Jan Richter