Politicians come down on corrupt border officials

  • 2003-10-30
  • Baltic News Service
VILNIUS - With tough words for corrupt customs workers, Lithuanian Parliamentary Speaker Arturas Paulauskas urged that "strict legal sanctions" be taken against officials who participated in smuggling schemes at the Lithuanian-Kaliningrad border."The issue of these persons' ouster from the office should be tackled as soon as possible," Paulauskas said in response to State Security Department's information on corruption at the border.The parliamentary speaker delivered a speech about the Lithuanian Border Guard Service Pagegiai unit – a unit in which he said "most people were engaged in th...
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