Suspect in the Remiáš murder is being held “at Hungary’s request”
JOZEF Roháč, who has been on the run from Slovak and Hungarian police for nearly a decade, was arrested in Prague on October 26 on charges of driving under the influence.
Roháč is suspected of involvement in the murder of Róbert Remiáš in Bratislava in 1996. There is an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Hungary for involvement in at least 10 crimes, including a bombing in Budapest that killed four people in 1998. If found guilty, he faces life in prison. Continue Reading »
Dozens could be released as court’s mandate runs out
Members of the notorious Koszi clan are to be released from remand because no verdict has been delivered in their case in the last three years. The defendants are charged with a string of mafia-style crimes ranging from murder, running protection rackets, armed hold-ups of cash delivery vans to oil theft and illegal oil trafficking. Continue Reading »
Budapest – A Hungarian court Monday sentenced to 15 years imprisonment a man who ordered the murder of a prominent mafia figure.
Laszlo Wapper was found guilty of arranging for the death of Bulcsu Slavy, the ‘King of Balaton’, in 1997 and then concreting the body in a friend’s garage for seven years. Continue Reading »