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Saturday, 30.08.2014, 03:10
According to the crime barometer compiled by the Ministry of Justice, the crime rate in Estonia was in a slight decline from January to July 2014 , writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
Keyword tags: Crime, Estonia, Law and Regulations, Legislation
About a hundred explosive objects were found in a garage on Firsa Sadovnikova Street in Riga yesterday, the majority of which were artillery shells, informs LETA reffering to National Armed Forces.
In the final reading today, Latvian Saeima passed amendment to the Criminal Process Law, which will foresee fast-tracking criminal processes involving state officials, reports LETA.
With regard to the President's decree and following the Constitution, Lithuania's Parliament has ratified the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism, reports LETA/ELTA.
At the moment, at the beginning of 2014 there are 5,112 persons locked up in Latvia's prisons, which is about 1,000 less inmates when compared to the same period last year, reports LETA, referring to information from the Latvian Prison Administration.
Lithuanian prosecutors said on Thursday they have opened an investigation into claims that a Saudi terror suspect was held in an alleged secret CIA jail in the Baltic state, reports LETA/AFP.
Lithuanian Parliament adopted amendments to the Law on Criminal Intelligence authorizing the Prison Department under the Ministry of Justice and subordinate subdivisions to carry out criminal intelligence in detention facilities, informs LETA/ELTA.