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Munkevics will be released from custody

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Raimonds Munkevics

According to the prosecutor of the ex-Mayor Raymond Munkevics (Jurmala) Velta Zaļūksne, on Monday Jurmala City Court decided to continue until the first September to apply ex-Mayor Raimonds Munkevics (Jurmala – Our Home) a security measure custody. She also stated that he would be released from custody, if 50 000 were paid as a security deposit.

The lawyer of Munkevics Aivo Leimanis explained that his client will be released from custody immediately after the security deposit is transferred to the account of Jurmala City Court.

The judge has come up with reasons why it is possible to change the security measure from custody to money.

Zaļūksne suggested that there can be a possibility that once Munkevics is released, he would try to manipulate with the witnesses, to which Leimanis has answered that there is no legal proof for claims like that. He also informed that it is not yet known where to get the security money; however, it should be found as soon as possible


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