Crisis for Verhofstadt’s party in European elections as Czech leader faces fraud charges

CZECH police have recommended that the country’s prime minister Andrej Babis is faces trial for alleged fraud involving millions of European Union funds.

Mr Babis, who is a member of Guy Verhofstadt's EU party group ALDE, is subject of a police investigation into his possible involvement in an alleged £1.7 million misuse of EU subsidies. Prague’s public prosecutor said the police had handed investigation files to prosecutors, according to a spokesman. “The investigation by the police has been concluded and there is a recommendation to indict all those charged by the police,” the spokesman said.

Mr Babis, the...
source: Express

2019-04-18 12:23
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