Seven charged as Czech police crackdown on corruption

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Czech police have charged 7 people after a nationwide raid of government and company offices, as well as private homes.

The sweep was part of a crackdown on organised crime and corruption which has seen several arrests, including the most senior aide to Prime Minister Petr Necas.

The scandal is threatening to engulf the Czech Prime Minister, but he is so far refusing to heed opposition calls for him to resign.

Necas insists he has done nothing wrong and says he hopes the police investigation can be relied on: “I would like to trust that the police are working independently and without any political bias.”

Police said the raid, which saw millions of euros as well as gold confiscated, was part of an investigation dating back to early 2012.

Czechs say they see corruption as one of the country’s biggest problems.

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