A Czech court has ruled that throwing eggs at a President — not a crime

District court of Prague ruled that the actions of the demonstrator, 17 Nov 2014 threw eggs at President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman, are not criminal offences. It is reported by BBC Russian.

The court considered this an act worthy only of an administrative penalty.

This protest during a speech Zeman in Prague on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Communist regime was initially estimated as a crime against the principles of civil society.

The police thought the men throw eggs at the President are illegal and referred his case to the administration of the district Prague 2.

The district administration came to the conclusion that the actions of the protesters did not contain evidence of a crime or even a misdemeanor.

However, later the district authorities reversed their decision and returned the case to the police. In October 2016 the case came to the Prosecutor’s office of the district Prague 2, and then to the court.

The court rendered its verdict, ruling that the man, sacidevi President of egg, has committed a misdemeanor, which is punishable administratively.

Recall that in 2014 in the Czech Republic passed a series of anti-presidential actions, on which President Zeman has been criticized for Pro-Kremlin and anti-Ukrainian position, for statements that offend human rights, with the Mat on the radio and demanded his resignation.

The most popular were action on November 17 when Zeman was booed and pelted with eggs.




A Czech court has ruled that throwing eggs at a President — not a crime 03.01.2017

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