New accusations appear in Dosimeter corruption case

Prague, April 12 (CTK) – Accusations were levelled against some other people, including former deputy Marek Snajdr (Civic Democratic Party, ODS), in the Dosimeter corruption case, the servers Seznam Zpravy and Denik N write today, referring to unnamed sources close to the investigation.

The new accusations relate to the part of the scandal regarding the General Health Insurance Company (VZP).

Snajdr worked as a deputy health minister and a member of VZP board of directors.

The servers differ on the number of the newly accused persons.

Seznam Zpravy writes that the police have started investigating another five people, while Denik N names four.

The police, the public prosecutor’s office, Snajdr and his lawyer have declined to comment on the affair.

The main branch of the Dosimeter case relates to the organised group around businessman Michal Redl and former Prague deputy mayor Petr Hlubucek (formerly Mayors and Independents, STAN) who systematically filled the key posts in the Prague Public Transport Company (DPP) in a way for the installed allied managers to influence tenders with the aim to gain bribes from the “winning” companies.

In the branch relating to the VZP, the suspects reportedly demanded commissions from the companies that provided the VZP with IT services.

“In this stage of the criminal proceedings, we cannot comment on the case,” Prague High Public Prosecutor Lenka Bradacova said.

Denik N writes that along with Snajdr, the accusations relate to former VZP deputy director for IT Tomas Knizek, former director of the VZP logistics Josef Listik and businessman Pavel Dovhomilja. Before, Dovhomilja was accused in the main branch of the DPP case. Since mid-2022, he has been collaborating with the police.

Knizek, Listik and Dovhomilja have declined to comment on the information, too.

Before the new series of accusations, more than ten people, including Redl, were prosecuted.

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