Trial against Public Affairs de-facto leader
The trial against Public Affairs de-facto leader Vít Bárta continued on Wednesday. Mr Bárta faces corruption charges related to payments he made to Public Affairs deputies. The hearings continued on Wednesday with the testimony of MP Josef Novotný and a reporter for the weekly Respekt who broke the story last year. If convicted, Mr Bárta will face up to six years in jail. The court is expected to deliver a verdict on Friday.