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Hungary Committee to Hold Hearing on Secret Service Detentions

The Hungarian Parliament’s national security committee will today hold a hearing on the detention of a former minister in charge of the security agency and two of the agency’s ex-chiefs.

Gyorgy Szilvasy, who was the minister overseeing the security apparatus under former Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany, was detained over the weekend along with two former agency chiefs, Lajos Galambos and Sandor Laborc, state-run news service MTI said. Laborc was also detained over the weekend and Galambos last week, MTI said.