Joseph Szezer said in a statement that he was “present” at a “private party” where police found about 20 people, including diplomats.
According to the Brussels government attorney’s office spokeswoman, Sarah Durant, police were called to an apartment above a bar in the historic city center at 9:30 pm last Friday after neighbors “nighttime noise and potential violations involving measures Was complained of. ” COVID-19 epidemic. “
Durant said authorities found about 20 people in the apartment, two of whom claimed diplomatic immunity between the ages of 43 and 33.
During the police investigation, “a passer-by informed the police that he saw a person running down the drain,” Durant explained.
“The man’s hands were bloodied. It is possible that he was injured while running away. Narcotics were found in his bag. The man was unable to produce any identification documents. He was taken to his residence, where He identified himself. ” The basis of a diplomatic passport as SJ (1961). “
The prosecutor’s office said that the 59-year-old Hungarian MEP was being investigated for drug possession. “The process is on. Criminal proceedings can be taken by competent authorities only after the exemption of diplomatic or parliamentary immunity to the above persons.”
Szczer has denied taking the drugs, and said he “deeply” regretted breaking the Kovid-19 ban. “I offered the police an immediate test, but they did not. According to the police, they received a blissful bullet, but it was not mine, I do not know who and how to put it (“), he said.
A gathering of a few meters (yards) of the Brussels Central Police Station broke Belgium’s lockdown restrictions, including an evening curfew and a cap on indoor ceremonies for four people.
The official report was prepared for those breaking the Kovid-19 measures. The standard penalty for breaking the coronavirus ban is 250 euros (about $ 300).
“I am sorry for violating the deep ban, it was irresponsible on my part. I am ready to stand for that fine,” said Schjer.
The politician apologized to his family, colleagues and voters and asked him to “evaluate my audacity on the backdrop of thirty years of devotion and hard work.”
“The wrong way is strictly personal,” he said. “I am the only one responsible for this. I ask everyone not to spread it to their motherland, or to their political community.”
Szerer is a founding member of Hungary’s ruling Fidez party, led by nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, and one of the co-authors of the country’s controversial constitution in 2010 that defined marriage between only one man and one woman is.
More recently, Fidez has voiced anti-gay views and voiced strong opposition to rights around the world for women, girls and LGBTQ people.
Százar was the head of the Fides delegation to the European Parliament and sat on the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament.