Due to an accident in which a drunk Janoušek hit a woman with a car in Michla, Prague, and then fled the scene of the accident, the influential Prague businessman was initially charged with attempted murder. However, the courts found him guilty of bodily harm and driving under the influence of an addictive substance. Janoušek applied for conditional release from prison this July, when half of his sentence had expired.
He joined the prison in November 2014, but since March 2016 he has been free for health reasons and returned to prison only last July. Janoušek returned to serving his sentence last July after the police searched for him.
The Regional Court in Brno then issued an order for his delivery to serve his sentence. The Prague police subsequently announced a nationwide search for him, but Janoušek disappeared from the wanted database after he turned himself in to the Pankrác prison to serve his sentence.
Janoušek repeatedly interrupted the execution of his sentence for health reasons. The medical report stated that Janoušek suffers from an incurable disease and has to lean on a French cane when walking. According to the doctors, he underwent brain surgery, after which he has an implant in his head, which can be released by movement and thus kill Janoušek.
However, during the suspension of his sentence, Janoušek was caught several times at the swimming pool, on his bike or in the gallery. Server List of Messages he even published photos from the turn of 2019 and 2020, in which Janoušek moves without a stick on the snowy slopes of the Austrian Alps. In the past, Janoušek twice asked the Prague Municipal Court to pardon the remainder of his sentence, but the court did not grant him either.
The lobbyist was also indicted along with four other people in the health insurance reimbursement case for Chambon. According to the public prosecutor, the five allegedly fraudulently extorted more than 239 million crowns from health insurance companies and tried to get another 77 million crowns. The Prague Municipal Court acquitted him without jurisdiction in March, but the public prosecutor appealed. He proposed a seven- to eight-year prison sentence for him.