Czech police have called on parliament to allow for the prosecution of ANO party leader Andrej Babis, the leading candidate to become prime minister in elections slated to be held in October.

Babis, a billionaire businessman whose party is a junior partner in the coalition government, is under investigation over millions of euros’ worth of European Union funds that his construction company reportedly received to build a conference centre near Prague.

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