Another litigation win for Kochański & Partners: Onet journalist walks free from court

The District Court for Kraków-Śródmieście has discontinued criminal proceedings against an Onet journalist who wrote about paedophilia in the Tricity area (Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot). Mr Podolski was represented by advocate Mateusz Ostrowski, Partner and Head of Litigation at Kochański & Partners.

Mikołaj Podolski detailed several paedophile crimes that were to be committed in the Tricity, among others by Krystian W. alias “Krystek”. The journalist based his article on files made available to him with the court’s approval. Nevertheless, he was accused of allegedly revealing details of the investigation, and was threatened with a potential two-year prison sentence.

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