MP Grevcova expelled from Saeima after her appeal is rejected by Supreme Court

  • 2024-02-15
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - The Supreme Court today rejected an appeal filed by MP Glorija Grevcova against Riga City Court's decision to convict her of providing false information to the Central Election Commission, upholding Riga City Court's guilty verdict convicting Grevcova to 160 hours of community service, Grevcova will therefore also be expelled from Saeima, LETA learned from the prosecutor's office.

According to Article 18 of Saeima Rules of Procedure, a Saeima member who is convicted of a criminal offense is expelled from the parliament as of the date when the sentence comes into force, which means that Grevcova has lost her seat in the 14th Saeima, effective today.

As reported, Riga City Court found Grevcova guilty pursuant to Section 272 of the Criminal Law of provision of false information to the Central Election Commission during the 14th Saeima elections.

As reported, the prosecutor claimed that Grevcova had herself signed a form submitted to the Central Election Commission, which contained false information about her education and past work experience.

Prior to the 14th Saeima elections, Grevcova gained popularity as a TikToker.

In the elections, Grevcova's For Stability party won 11 seats in the 14th Saeima. Later Grevcova quit the party and joined the Alliance of Young Latvians.