Corruption scandal casts shadow on ruling coalition - daily
July 15, 2014
Polish anti-corruption service CBA and prosecutors have solid evidence, including tapes, of pathologies in the Podkarpackie region in southeastern Poland, daily Rzeczpospolita writes of the investigation that shook the ruling coalition last week.
The corruption scandal involves politicians, businesspeople and local officials of the judiciary branch, the daily said.
Last week, CBA searched the office of MP Jan Bury, head of junior coalition partner Polish People’s Party (PSL) parliamentary caucus.
Investigators also raided the home and hotel room of Bury in search of documents and data storage devices in connection with the corruption scandal, according to the information of Rzeczpospolita.
The prosecution which ordered the CBA raid would not offer a comment other than that the search was related to the inquiry under which also deputy Infrastructure Minister, ruling Civic Platform (PO) Zbigniew Rynasiewicz's office and apartments were searched last Friday.