Krejcir releases statement on damning claims

2014-12-01 08:46
Radovan Krejcir (File, Sapa)

Radovan Krejcir (File, Sapa)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - Czech businessman and attempted murder suspect Radovan Krejcir has accused the state of using taxpayers’money to “hold me hostage to their conspiracy theories”.

Krejcir wrote a six-page letter to Eyewitness News in response to allegations made about him on eNCA programme Checkpoint.

In the show, a former associate, Miloslav Potiska, accuses Krejcir of involvement in several murders, including that of top underworld figure Cyril Beeka.

In 2011, the Mail & Guardian reported that Potiska was involved in an incident at an electronics shop in Pretoria West.

Potiska has offered to turn state witness against Krejcir, reports EWN. In Checkpoint, Potiska claims Krejcir lived the high life in the Czech Republic but in South Africa lived off of his mother.

The Czech businessman says he met Potiska through longtime friend Jan Charvat. He says Potiska was “completely incompetent” and was a drug addict.

Krejcir is currently on trial for attempted murder, kidnapping and assault.

Watch the first part of the Checkpoint episode below. Find a link to part 2 here.

Read more on:    radovan krejcir  |  johannesburg  |  crime

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
14 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.