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Thursday, 05.12.2013, 14:35
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.
According to the Ministry of Justice, there were a total of 3,286 prisoners in Estonia and more than 6,000 persons were on probation supervision, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
The new European Cybercrime Centre (EC-3) will be operational as from 11 January 2013 with the aim of protecting European citizens and businesses from cyber-crime. EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmström will take part in the official opening of the Centre established at the European Police Office, Europol in the Hague, the Netherlands.