According to Marshal Tomasz Grodzki, a letter with death threats and an explosive reached the Senate at his address. “This is what the industry of contempt and the pursuit of political opponents are leading to,” he assessed. The Senate Information Center has confirmed that the matter has been reported to the police.
Before 3 p.m., the Speaker of the Senate Tomasz Grodzki reported on social media that a package had come to the Senate in his name, containing a threatening letter and an explosive. He did not specify what material it was. “The parcel was taken over by the appropriate services. I hope that they will be able to quickly catch the perpetrator!” – added.
When informing about the case, Grodzki commented: “This is what the industry of contempt and choking on political opponents are leading to.”
When asked about this parcel, the Senate Marshal replied that “the police and the Internal Security Agency know everything.”
Senate Information Center confirms
The announcement on this matter was published by the Senate Information Center. It was described that the package was delivered to the office of the upper chamber on Friday after 3 p.m.
“During the routine procedure of checking correspondence, it turned out that the parcel contained a letter with death threats to the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland and an unidentified substance. In accordance with the procedure, the Marshal’s Guard handed over the parcel to the State Security Service, which confirmed that the parcel contained explosives” – described.
The CIS reported that the case had been referred to the police.
KSP: the matter is known to us
The spokesman of the Warsaw Police Headquarters, Commissioner Sylwester Marczak, when asked about Saturday’s information from the Marshal of the Senate, confirmed that a package had been sent to the Senate in the name of Grodzki, containing a letter with death threats and explosives.
– I can only confirm that the matter is known to us. However, at this stage of the activity, I will not comment on it. I would like to point out that the case is being supervised by one of the departments of the Capital Police Headquarters – commented.
At the beginning of November, the chairman of the Civic Platform, Donald Tusk, received a threatening letter. The commencement of proceedings in this case was then announced by the prosecutor general and the minister of justice, Zbigniew Ziobro.
Messages with threats were also received by the former head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MEP Radosław Sikorski, MPs from the Civic Coalition: Dariusz Joński and Paweł Kowal, and a veteran of the Warsaw Uprising Wanda Traczyk-Stawska.
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