Lithuanian prosecutors appeal court's refusal to extradite Shalabayev

  • 2016-07-05
The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office has lodged an appeal with the Lithuanian Court of Appeals against a Vilnius court's decision not to extradite Syrym Shalabayev, a Kazakh citizen who was granted political asylum in Lithuania, for prosecution in Kazakhstan and Ukraine. The prosecutors said in a press release on Tuesday that they had requested that the Court of Appeals to annul the Vilnius Regional Court's ruling and to grant their appeal for extradition. The Prosecutor General's Office received requests from both countries to tur...
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