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Tuesday, 11.03.2014, 16:54
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.
Keyword tags: Crime, EU – Baltic States, Legislation, Lithuania
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.
After the cruel crime in Panevezys city, Lithuania's Speaker of the Seimas Vydas Gedvilas said that he would consider the opportunity of the death penalty to be restored in Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA.
The police have finally apprehended robbery suspect Ralfs Tokaho, ending a manhunt that continued for more than one-and-a-half weeks in Latvia.
The government decided to extradite Latvian cyber-crime suspect Deniss Calovskis to the United States, reported LETA.
According to the crime barometer, a total of 9,052 criminal offences were registered in the first three months of 2013 in Estonia, reports BC the Ministry of Justice.
The Estonian police confiscated in 2012 a record amount of narcotic substances and criminal incomes but more drug-related deaths at streets took place than before, LETA/Postimees writes.