Senior Social Democrats officials call on David Rath to resign from all posts

Commenting on the arrest of David Rath, Social Democrats leader Bohuslav Sobotka on Tuesday said that the governor and MP should resign from all of his posts and discontinue his membership in the party. He added that Mr Rath should refrain from running for a political post in the upcoming regional elections set to take place in the fall. The deputy leader of the Social Democrats, Jiří Dienstbier, who is the party’s official candidate for the presidential race, on Tuesday also said that should the corruption charges against MP and Governor David Rath prove to be true, Mr Rath should resign from all his posts.

Author: Sarah Borufka