The spokesman for the District Prosecutor’s Office in Warsaw, Szymon Banna, announced that, at the request of the Prosecutor General, proceedings had been initiated against Jan Pietrzak in connection with his “cruel joke” about illegal migrants on Telewizja Republika.
– On the order of the Prosecutor General and in connection with the notifications received by the District Prosecutor’s Office in Warsaw, proceedings were initiated today regarding the statements of a participant in the program broadcast on December 31, 2023 on Telewizja Republika – said the spokesman for the District Prosecutor’s Office in Warsaw, Prosecutor Szymon Banna in an interview with wPolityce.pl portal.
The prosecutor’s office initiated an investigation into Jan Pietrzak’s shocking words regarding illegal migrants
The proceedings will be conducted in terms of public insult to a group of people due to their national and ethnic affiliation. – Evidence is currently being collected in the case. The proceedings are ongoing, which means that no charges have been brought against anyone, added the spokesman of the Warsaw District Prosecutor’s Office.
– I have a cruel joke with these migrants, but they count on the fact that Poles are prepared because we have barracks. We have barracks for immigrants: in Auschwitz, Majdanek, Treblinka, Stutthof. We have a lot of barracks built by the Germans and there we will detain the immigrants illegally forced into our territory by the Germans, said the satirist on Republika Television.
Adam Bodnar reacted to the satirist’s statement
After these words, Adam Bodnar announced on social media that he “asked the National Prosecutor Dariusz Barski to deal with the matter of Jan Pietrzak’s statement on Telewizja Republika and to initiate an investigation.” He announced, among others, that he would submit an application to the prosecutor’s office regarding the promotion of Nazism and racist threats. Center for Monitoring Racist and Xenophobic Behavior.
Pietrzak later explained that “it wasn’t him who said that, it was the Germans.” – They said they would send immigrants here to camps in Poland because they didn’t know where to keep them. I read it somewhere that there are plans to create camps for those migrants who need to be sent to Poland. This was my attitude towards this information, he explained.