According to CT, the prisoner suffers from a condition that requires specialized care. The man was serving a prison sentence for misuse of powers, prohibited the execution of an official decision and accepted bribes. The castle has not officially announced the information yet.
Granting grace by the president is the tenth in a row. Earlier, Zeman forgave the double killer of Jiří Kajínek, who was serving a life sentence.
When Zeman took office in 2013, he said he would not allow any grace at all, except for strictly humanitarian cases where the pardonable threatens his illness, has a home base that can accept him and has not committed a serious crime.