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Corruption watchdog lifts security measures applied to KPV LV member Kaimiņš

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RU«Security measures previously applied to Artuss have been lifted,» wrote KPV LV prime minister candidate Aldis Gobzems on his Facebook page.

On Thursday, 21 June, Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau released three people previously detained as part of a criminal process in relation to possibly illegal financing of KPV LV party – Saeima deputy Artuss Kaimiņš, his associate Atis Zakatistovs and businessman Viesturs Tamužs.

After his release from detention, Artuss Kaimiņš told Riga TV24 that he had come three minutes late to an extraordinary meeting of the Saeima. This meeting, according to him, was organized to discuss the planned dismissal request for Justice Minister Dzintars Rasnačs. Because of that, he entered the Saeima hall only when the vote results for his detainment came on the screen.

CPCB had previously reported that the three detained persons had been applied with security measures not associated with deprivation of freedom. Kaimiņš confirmed during a press conference that he has to appear in his declared residence at least once every 24 hours.


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