Posts tagged as criminal cases

Latvians in foreign conflicts. How many?

By Augusts Augustiņš on Thursday, February 6, 2020

The Latvian State Security Service (VDD) has so far initiated four criminal cases on the grounds of illegally participating in armed conflicts in Syria or Iraq and for joining the terrorist group Daesh. One of the accused persons was charged with crimes against humanity and peace and was given a prison sentence of six years and eight months with two years of probation. The VDD has informed that the activities…

Usakovs and Ameriks have no status applied in any of criminal cases

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Riga City Council lawmakers elected to the European Parliament, Nils Usakovs (Harmony) and Andris Ameriks (Honor to Serve Riga), have not been assigned any official status in any of the criminal cases investigated by the Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB), LETA learned from KNAB. There are a number of statuses possible in criminal cases – a suspect, a person against whom a criminal procedure has been launched, a defendant or a…