Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 15:20
Prosecutor fired for drinking on job
A prosecutor has been fired for drinking alcohol during working hours. According to the Central Board of Occupation (the highest court in in staff cases), they have known about the prosecutor's alcohol consumption for some time. The Central Board of Occupation ruled that the prosecutor's alcohol consumption was not only bad for his own position, but also for the reputation of the Public Prosecutor (OM). According to the judge, the man drank during working hours and then acted as prosecutor. The man had received warnings on previous occasions. According to the judge the prosecutor was not psychologically sick enough to not realize that what he was doing was wrong, Trouw.nl reports. The man worked at one of the regional prosecutor's offices of the OM.