Police step up investigation against Czech governor David Rath
The Czech police revealed that it has a large cache of evidence against Czech politician, and former-Health Minister, David Rath who is accused of corruption and bribery.
“The police have more pieces of evidence than it has been known so far against Czech deputy and former Social Democrat (CSSD), Central Bohemia regional governor David Rath, who is charged with corruption,” Ceske Noviny reported, April 17.
Rath was apprehended while in the possession of CZK 7mln in May 2012. The funds are suspected to be a bribe connected to the renovation of a dilapidated country manor, the Bustehrad Chateau, in Central Bohemia.
Rath is also accused of accepting bribes in connection with a public tender for equipment meant for hospitals across the country.
The suspect, who maintains his innocence, has been stripped of political immunity and is currently in custody.