Despite the decision of the justice department that the chancellor will be questioned by a judge and not by corruption prosecutors, the investigators could also put their questions to Kurz.
The investigation against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP) because of possible false statements before the Ibiza investigative committee is developing more and more into a legal proseminar. For the first time, a passage is used that was previously practically a dead right: Section 101, Paragraph 2 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. It enables the Chancellor not to be questioned as a suspect by the Economic and Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (WKStA), but by a judge.
Kurz’s lawyer, Werner Suppan, suggested this because the ÖVP presented itself as a victim …
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