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Krejcirova arrest a 'cheap publicity stunt'

The attorney for Radovan Krejcir’s wife says he doesn’t know what charges she faces.

FILE: Katerina Krejcirova testifying in the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court on 2 December 2013. Picture: Christa Van der Walt/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The defence team representing Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's wife and son say their arrest is nothing more than a ' cheap publicity stunt '.

Katerina Krejcirova and her son Dennis appeared briefly in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Monday.

The two are facing charges relating to an alleged stolen vehicle found on their Vaal property.

Krejcirova's lawyer Piet du Plessis says he does not yet know what charges his client and her son are facing as he has not seen the charge sheet.

"We simply don't know what the case against them is, if there is a case at all."

Krejcirova was arrested at the Palm Ride Magistrates Court when she attended her husband's court case, in full view of the media.

Radovan Krejcir's wife was arrested in connection with a stolen vehicle found at her Vaal property. Picture: Gia Nicolaides/EWN.

The police are still investigating the matter, which has been postponed to later this month.

The two have since been released on a warning.

Meanwhile, Krejcir himself was denied bail for a third time last week.

He is standing trial for kidnapping, attempted murder and assault in connection with an apparent drug deal gone wrong.

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