Czech Mayor Arrested In Speed Camera Scandal

The political leadership of Varnsdorf, Czech Republic, was arrested last week for their suspected involvement in a speed camera corruption scandal. On Friday, the district court in Decin ordered Mayor Stanislav Horacek to be held in custody while Deputy Mayor Josef Hambalek was released pending trial. The pair on August 8, 2017, struck a lucrative deal with the photo ticketing firm Water Solar Technology that violated public procurement rules, according to the government regulator UOHS.