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26 persons detained in Lithuania due to suspected corruption in judicial system

Friday, February 22, 2019

A total of 26 persons, including eight judges and five lawyers, were detained in Lithuania on February 20 due to suspected corruption in the country’s judicial system, said Lithuanian Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis. “The detainees are suspected of having committed serious crimes related to acting in organized groups. It is suspected that bribes ranging from 1,000 to 100,000 euros were promised and paid in return for various favorable judges’ decisions,”…