Prosecutor General Nida Grunskienė told a parliamentary commission on Wednesday that MP Remigijus Žemaitaitis was interviewed a day earlier in a pre-trial investigation into his potentially antisemitic statements on social media.
The Prosecutor General’s Office has decided to launch a pre-trial investigation over information revealed by Minister of National Defence Arvydas Anušauskas, who announced after a meeting of the State Defence Council on 24 July that Lithuania would purchase German tanks.
Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė says she has confidence in National Defence Minister Arvydas Anušauskas amidst an uproar after the minister’s social media posts on Lithuania’s intended procurement of German tanks.
Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis believes the assessment from prosecutors on the national defence minister’s public post on buying German tanks may determine the way institutions and politicians will be handling restricted information in the future.
Deputy Justice Minister Gabija Grigaitė-Daugirdė has welcomed the recent decision of the Prosecutor General’s Office to open a pre-trial investigation into alleged transfers of Ukrainian children to Belarus.
Lithuania’s Constitutional Court (KT) has judged that forcible accommodation of migrants in foreigners’ registration centres after they had illegally crossed the state border was unconstitutional. Interior Minister Agnė Bilotaitė says authorities started lifting restrictions on the movement of migra...
The Prosecutor General’s Office announced on Friday that a prosecutor has handed in his resignation letter following media reports that he attempted to solicit sex from a teen.
The coronavirus pandemic and the Seimas election have been named the key 2020 events in Lithuania, according to Lithuanian journalists surveyed by BNS.
Vitas Vasiliauskas, the board chairman of the central Bank of Lithuania, has been named the most influential civil servant in Lithuania in the traditional elite survey, the delfi.lt news website reports on Tuesday.
The Seimas of Lithuania on Tuesday refused to allow prosecuting MP Petras Grazulis in the so-called Judex case after 65 lawmakers voted in favor of Grazulis losing his legal immunity. The motion needed at least 71 votes in favor.
Lithuanian prosecutors suspect that MP Petras Grazulis, a member of the non-attached political group in the Lithuanian Seimas, abused his official position for a long time, acting in the interest of Judex, a Kaunas-based producer of frozen products, interfering with activity of state officials, enco...
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.
Lithuania’s Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis on Thursday addressed the Seimas (parliament) with a request to strip Vytautas Gapšys, a Labour Party MP, of legal immunity. To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Lithuania’s Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis has asked the Seimas (parliament) to strip Vytautas Gapšys, a Labour Party MP, of immunity. To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Though Lithuania's political world is still reeling from recent corruption scandals, the Prosecutor General has promised to announce new interrogations and accusations for still more politicians and Seimas members.
The Bank of Lithuania has asked the Prosecutor General's Office to investigate alleged slander by a media group.
MEP Rolandas Paksas has denied allegations of accepting a bribe, saying that prosecutors' announcement on Tuesday that they would seek his legal immunity stripped was just a continuation of a campaign against him that started in 2004.
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius will suggest that Druskininkai Mayor Ričardas Malinauskas, a fellow social democrat, suspend his membership in the party while investigators probe his suspected involvement in a shady construction project. However, Butkevičius does not believe that Malinauskas sho...
Agriculture Minister Virginija Baltraitienė has accepted resignation of her deputy Vilius Martusevičius over alleged corruption in the ministry's food for poor programme.
Mayor of Druskininkai Ričardas Malinauskas has admitted giving money to contractors who were working on a property that has been the subject of an anti-corruption investigation. He still denies that he is the owner of the property, insisting he was only mediating.
The Prosecutor General's Office is to investigate public procurement contracts for the government's food for poor programme after it emerged that companies picked to supply products offered massively inflated prices.
Mayor of Druskininkai Ričardas Malinauskas has been questioned by investigators who are probing allegedly questionable motives behind a government decree legalizing construction in the southern Lithuanian resort town.
The US Justice Department has announced it has accepted Lithuania’s request for extradition of former MP and former judge Neringa Venckienė, said Lithuanian Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis.
It still pays to defraud, steal and avoid taxes in Lithuania, the country's President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Monday, commenting on the Court of Appeals verdict in the Labour Party's fraudulent bookkeeping case.
Prosecutor Žydrūnas Radišauskas is to be appointed as deputy prosecutor general of Lithuania, the President's Office said on Monday.
The Lithuanian Court of Appeals is to hand down a ruling in the Labour Party's bookkeeping fraud case on Monday, paving way for the verdict in the case to take effect.
Soviet Union's Defence Minister Dmitry Yazov has been named in the so-called January 13 case in Lithuania. He is accused of establishing in late 1990 an organized group of 160 army officers and political figures, aimed at re-incorporating Lithuania into the USSR, according to the indictment drafted ...
Lithuania’s Prosecutor General’s Office and the Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT) are conducting a probe into alleged illegal activities by Vilniaus Prekyba, one of Lithuania’s biggest business groups, and its shareholders, including Lithuania’s richest businessman, Nerijus Numavičius. Nu...
Lithuania's Minister of Healthcare Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė is being investigated for allegedly demanding bribes from hospitals in exchange for EU support, 15min.lt reports.