- 14 Jun 2012 9:00 AM
The sources said the 100 were mostly patrolling police subordinated to the Budapest Police Public Safety Department who worked outside their regular hours or even while on duty. For now neither prosecutors nor internal affairs have clarified whether the senior police officers who received illegal pay of hundreds of thousands or even millions of forints paid lower level commanders who chose the men for illegal police protection and bar duty, the sources added.
Prosecutors treat it as fact that the four suspected police officers could not have blocked police supervision of Vizoviczki’s 40 nightspots for years without the tacit understanding or criminal negligence of their superiors, Népszabadság reported.
Drugs were sold on Hajógyári sziget “like rolls in a bakery,” while moonlighting police guarded the night spots, TV host Sándor Csintalan told ATV television station on Wednesday.
Source: Hungary Around the Clock
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