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Other Corruption Prevention Bureau's special operations rumoured

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Sources close to Latvia Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau have been rumouring there is another special operation underway. Moreover, it included detaining one of the leading politicians.

Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RURumour has it the most likely victim is the political party LPP/LC leader Ainārs Šleser. He does have criminal immunity, though. Similalry, also Ventspils Mayor Aivars Lembergs is mentioned, followed by other names rumoured much less, reports Neatkarīgā Rīta Avīze.

The main aim of the operation is said to be the Bureau’s deputy head Juta Strīķe’s ambition to prove herself as an active fighter against corruption. Recently both of the deputy heads have suffered – Alvis Vilks was dismissed. Neither did Juris Jurašs and Strīķe’s allegations of Vilnitis phone tapping politicians succeed.

Similalry, there are also other goals of this. Eliminating one of the leading players right before the presidential elections could be an attempt to influence the results.


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  1. Angry says:

    I guess one could not say these leading players have no fault in anything.. there are some reasons to raid offices of some of them.

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