Weekly newsletter

Prosecution Office Drops Case of MP Hadházy’s Video of Stacked Coffins in Morgue

Péter Cseresnyés 2021.01.26.

The Central Chief Prosecution Office of Investigation terminated the investigation in the case of Independent MP Ákos Hadházy, who made video footage public recorded in the Szentendre morgue showing corpses stored in open coffins stacked one on top of another.

A few weeks ago, independent MP Ákos Hadházy shared a link on Facebook to a shocking video that showed several dead bodies stored in open coffins stacked one on top of another due to the lack of space in the Szentendre morgue.

Hadházy claimed the footage was proof of the serious consequences of the government’s “faulty epidemic management.”

The politician also wrote that he had already received several videos from hospital morgues, all showing dead people being placed in shocking, derogatory, and irreverent conditions.

Independent MP's Video of Stacked Coffins in Szentendre Morgue Leads to Investigation
Independent MP's Video of Stacked Coffins in Szentendre Morgue Leads to Investigation

Independent lawmaker Ákos Hadházy shared the link of a shocking video on Facebook showing corpses stored in open coffins stacked one on top of another in the Szentendre morgue. According to the MP, the footage is proof of how serious the consequences of the government’s “faulty epidemic management” are. Meanwhile, government politicians condemned Hadházy for […]Continue reading

Police then launched an investigation on suspicion of scare-mongering during a special legal order.

But the Central Chief Prosecution Office of Investigation dropped the case, as according to them no crime was committed, pro-government daily Magyar Nemzet reports.

In reaction to the news, the MP said that he had known for several reasons that no investigation would be launched. According to Hadházy, if one had been ordered then the fact that the situation shown in the video is not unique would have come to light.

“Those in power have not yet reached a point to use real retaliation to intimidate increasingly frustrated people”, Hadházy said, adding that it’s enough for them if people get scared and keep quiet even due to the prospect of it.

Featured photo by Tamás Kovács/MTI