Matragi’s firm fined over destruction of Prague villa

In related news, Prague City Hall fined Matragi Fashion, a firm co-owned by fashion designer Blanka Matragi, over the destruction of a villa in Prague 6 listed as a protected monument, the news agency the head of the city hall’s monument protection department said. ČTK reported. The amount of the fine was not disclosed but could reach two million crowns. The fashion company received permission to renovate the villa, located in the Ořechovka district; however, the building collapsed in the process and was completely removed. The company has filed an appeal against the fine to the Culture Ministry.

Author: Jan Richter