Police president Pettry Lessy to resign

Police president Petr Lessy is to resign from the post. In a press conference Wednesday, Lessy said he would resign as of February 28 but counted on remaining in the force as its representative in the Slovak capital, Bratislava. His predecessor, Martin Červíček says he does not count on competing for the top post again. According to new Minister of the Interior Milan Chovanec a new tender will be launched to select a head of police. Chovanec said he did not have any favourites to fill the vacancy.

Author: Chris Johnstone