Prime Minister Gordon Bajnai on Wednesday instructed heads of the national police to take comprehensive measures to prevent further attacks against the Roma community, government spokesman Domokos Szollar told reporters.
The government is ready to help the police through all available means to protect the Roma, the spokesman added.
Szollar briefed reporters following a meeting between Bajnai and heads of the national police and the National Bureau of Investigations in connection with the recent murder of a Roma woman in NE Hungary.
“If the police want money, human resources or foreign experts (to find the perpetrators) they will get it,” the spokesman added.
The 45-year-old woman was shot dead and her 13-year-old daughter severely injured in their home in Kisleta early on Monday morning.
Over the past two years, unidentified perpetrators have thrown petrol bombs or fired shots at houses inhabited by Roma people on the outskirts or villages at numerous occassions. The incidents have claimed six lives and 49 have suffered injuries.