A police decision to close a corruption probe linked to Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s family “strengthens doubts” about the independence of Hungary’s law enforcement bodies, an EU official said Wednesday.
A Hungarian police spokesman said Tuesday that a probe opened in February on the basis of findings by the European Union’s anti-fraud office OLAF had been terminated.
A “crime did not take place,” Kristof Gal told the Hungarian news agency MTI.
The outcome of the Hungarian pro be was “surprising,” said Inge Graessle, head of the European Parliament’s budget control committee, as the OLAF report contained “strong evidence”.
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