MPs saying goodbye to the Sejm benches in the queue for briefings. Korwin-Mikke suspended as a member of the Confederation. In turn, the Justice Fund, supervised by Minister Zbigniew Ziobro, announced a controversial new competition before the elections. Here are five things to know on October 19.
1. A man stabbed a 5-year-old in the street
A 5-year-old boy who was stabbed by a man on a street in Poznań has died. The child died in hospital. The police detained the 71-year-old attacker.
The officers have no information that the man and the boy have any family ties. The 71-year-old will spend the night in hospital. He may be charged on Thursday.
2. Long queue for high clearance
Over 140 MPs will have to say goodbye to the Sejm benches – according to our calculations. Among them are such recognizable politicians as: Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Monika Pawłowska, Artur Dziambor, Tadeusz Cymański, Jadwiga Emilewicz, Zbigniew Girzyński, Dobromir Sośnierz, Tomasz Rzymkowski and Hanna Gill-Piątek. As a consolation, however, they will receive high severance pay.
Pursuant to Art. 39 of the Act on the exercise of the mandate of a deputy and senator, a deputy and senator is entitled to a parliamentary severance pay in the amount of three salaries at the end of their term of office.
3. Korwin-Mikke suspended as a member of the Confederation
Janusz Korwin-Mikke was suspended as a member of the Confederation and expelled from the Leaders’ Council – informed the head of the Confederation’s electoral staff, Witold Tumanowicz. He added that if the politician breaks the terms of suspension, the party court will consider his removal from the Confederation.
Janusz Korwin-Mikke said that no one informed him about the details of the party court’s decision. He added that he asked for the court hearing to be postponed for two days, but this did not happen.
4. “The Last Money Heist”
Distribute PLN 15 million at a glance. OKO.press reveals: The Justice Fund, supervised by Minister Zbigniew Ziobro, announced a new competition before the elections.
It is written in such a way that it provides financing until 2026, and the subsidy allows you to buy real estate. The decision will be announced soon, and among those interested are organizations related to the policies of Sovereign Poland. – This is Mr. Ziobro’s last money grab – says Izabela Leszczyna, KO MP.
5. Singer Tony C. detained, allegedly collaborating with the mafia
Singer Tony C. and his current wife Tina R., previously the widow of the Camorra boss, were detained as part of the action of the Italian services. They are both suspected of collaborating with the Naples mafia.
According to investigators, they worked for Vincenzo di Lauro, the son of Paolo di Lauro, the legendary capo, who is currently serving a sentence in a maximum security prison. Tony C. was known not only for the music he created. He is the author of the idea for the “Corleone” clothing line and the “9 mm” energy drink brand. “Suggestive names that wink at the criminal world,” say the Carabinieri.
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