PRAGUE / MADRID, 28 Feb – RIA Novosti. Czech Prime Minister Andrei Babis said that the Czech police informed him in early January that there was a man who wanted to shoot him and his family members. Now this person is detained in Spain.
“The police informed me on January 8 about the existence of a man threatening to shoot me and our family members, after that our house was taken under guard,” Babis said on Sunday, speaking on CNN Prima News.
In turn, the Czech police announced on Sunday on Twitter that a criminal case has been opened against the person who made the threats.
“In connection with the threats to the Prime Minister, we can confirm that the Prague police opened a criminal case against a specific person.
According to Spanish media reports, the person who threatened the Czech prime minister is named Lukas Brachaczek, who was detained by the mediation of Interpol on February 12 by the Spanish police in Barcelona, not far from the house where he lived. Brahachek allegedly demanded that Babis leave the post of prime minister within five days, otherwise he threatened to kill his family members.