Office for the Protection of Private Data slaps jailhouse with hefty fine over photos of VIP inmate

The Office for the Protection of Private Data has slapped the Litomerice Prison a hefty 50,000 crown fine for leaking prison photos of former central Bohemian governor, MP David Rath to the press. The photos of Mr. Rath, which appeared in the tabloid daily Blesk, were in the data base of the prison service to which approximately 5,000 people had access at the time. The head of IT at the jailhouse was sacked over the incident. It was never ascertained who was responsible. MP David Rath has been in custody since has charged with corruption in May of last year.