Police have already tracked down 10 perpetrators who threatened the government

Since the new government took office, police have dealt with 18 threats.


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From March to the end of last year, the police recorded 18 cases of threats to government representatives and persons in any way related to its work. Police have successfully identified the perpetrators in ten cases, and some cases are still being intensively investigated, the police explained to STA.

Prime Minister Janez Janša In a conversation with Nova24TV on Sunday, he said, among other things, that he receives 100 death threats a day, mainly through social networks.

Rising threats

The General Police Administration wrote that at the time of the declared epidemic of the new coronavirus, there was an increase in threats to government representatives and persons who were in any way connected with its work. As they explained, in most cases it is a crime of threat, and the prosecution of the perpetrator begins at the suggestion of the injured person.

In doing so, they ensured that in the event of obtaining a motion for prosecution, the police would take all necessary steps to trace the perpetrator and file a criminal complaint against him with the competent prosecutor’s office. Thus, the police have successfully identified the perpetrators and filed criminal charges against them in ten cases, and a few cases are still being intensively investigated. In 15 cases, no motions were filed to prosecute the perpetrators, they said.

Threats are different and are also communicated in different ways, for example via social networks, envelopes or e-mails.

Police said they take any threat seriously. When it comes to protected persons on the basis of the decree on the protection of certain persons, premises, facilities and districts of facilities protected by the police, the police take care of their safety and their uninterrupted work, they explained.

Source: Svet24.si by novice.svet24.si.

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