Lithuania: Gapsys to give up MP mandate as of Aug. 3

  • 2016-08-02
  • BNS/TBT Staff/Vilnius
Lithuanian MP Vytautas Gapsys of the Labour Party on Monday handed a request to the Central Electoral Commission, asking to end his mandate as of Wednesday. Gapsys said he would continue leading the party's election bureau and contribute all of his time to meetings with the electorate. He revealed his decision to leave the parliament during a meeting of the Labour Party's council last week. Lithuanian prosecutors believe that Gapsys accepted a 25,000-euro bribe from MG Baltic vice-president Raimondas Kurlianskis, however, he could not be prosecu...
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