Police raid offices of Prague City Hall

The police’s anti-organized crime squad on Monday raided the offices of Prague City Hall, the ctk news agency reported. Prague Mayor Tomáš Hudeček confirmed the report, saying that he had no information regarding what the police search related to. The present and past mayors as well as several high placed city hall officials have been charged in connection with dubious contracts linked to Prague’s Opencard, and the police have recently been checking out other tenders, in particular for those relating to the construction of Prague’s tunnel Blanka.