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Corruption Prevention Bureau detains former Daugavpils mayor Eigims

BC, Riga, 18.12.2018.Print version
he Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) today has detained former Daugavpils mayor Rihards Eigims (Our Party) for demanding a EUR 10,000 bribe, according to the information at the disposal of LETA.

As reported, KNAB in September started a criminal procedure against a Daugavpils city council official for demanding a EUR 10,000 bribe from an individual in relation to procurement procedures. At present two people have been detained in the case. Today KNAB searched offices of the Daugavpils city council.

KNAB does not provide any more details in the criminal case. More detailed information on the specific criminal proceedings will be provided by KNAB to society as soon as it does not interfere with the interests of the investigation.

KNAB reminds that no person shall be considered guilty until it is proven in accordance with the procedures laid down in law.

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