Lithuanian law-enforcement apparently has reasons to keep Paleckis in custody - PM

  • 2020-01-09
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Lithuanian law-enforcement bodies apparently have strong reasons to keep Algirdas Paleckis, a politician suspected of spying for Russia, in custody for "quite a long period of time", Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Thursday.  "It seems quite a long period of time, and we've had a number of cases lost by the state at the European Court of Human Rights, with one of the arguments being a disproportionate and a too-lengthy remand period," Skvernelis told the Ziniu Radijas radio station on Thursday.  ...
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