A Czech court acquitted former Prague Muslim community chairman Vladimir Sanka of charges in the case of spreading a radical Islam book yesterday.

The case erupted after the police raided Prague Muslim centres in 2014.

Sanka, who was charged with supporting movements suppressing human rights and freedoms, faced up to ten years in prison if convicted. The state attorney demanded a three-year suspended sentence for him.

Yesterday's verdict can be appealed. The state attorney appealed the verdict on the spot, and consequently, the appeals Municipal Court will deal with the case.

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