Lithuania's Special Investigation Service detained on August 17 Raimundas Jurgaitis, a judge from Siauliai Regional Court, who is suspected of abuse of his official position and corruption.
Another four private persons suspected of influence peddling and bribery have also been detained as part of an ongoing pre-trial investigation into abuse, bribery, corruption and influence peddling.
"He is detained, he's a suspect from the moment of his detention. The suspicions are related to abuse of an official position and bribery.
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