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LMP Lawmaker Márta Demeter Questioned on Charges of Abusing Office

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.08.23.

The central bureau of investigation of the public prosecutor’s office has questioned Márta Demeter, a lawmaker of green opposition LMP, in relation to charges she abused her office.

The prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Friday that in September 2018 Demeter accessed information relating to the Hungarian armed forces before posting it on social media, falsely claiming that a close relative of the prime minister had used military aircraft for a private journey.

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The prosecutor’s office said that Demeter had published classified data. Demeter’s immunity was suspended on July 12 pending the enquiry.

In the featured photo: Márta Demeter. Photo by Szilárd Koszticsák/MTI