Mladá fronta Dnes: diplomat sent to Libya over missing Czech

A Czech diplomat has been sent to Sudan to deal with the case of a Czech citizen who went missing in the country’s capital, Khartoum, on December 9, Czech daily Mladá Fronta Dnes reported on Tuesday. The name of the 52-year old Czech, Petr Jašek, has been listed in the Interpol database. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Michaela Lagronová told the daily that the ministry has been involved in the case and confirmed that the man was alive. According to the daily, Mr Jašek travelled to Sudan for religious purposes and was arrested by local police. The daily also said that Czech diplomats have already established contact with Sudanian authorities.

Author: Ruth Fraňková