Posts tagged as dismissed

Riga vice-mayor dismissed

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

With support from opposition members of Riga City Council, Vadims Baranniks (NDF) was today dismissed as Riga vice-mayor. Altogether, 40 votes were cast for Baranniks’ removal, with members of Harmony and Honor to Serve Riga (GKR), as well as all opposition councilors voting for his dismissal. Six independent councilmen did not participate in the vote, although they were present at the city council meeting. Opposition councilors commented that they voted…

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn’s lawyers want charges dismissed

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The lawyers of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who is awaiting trial in Japan, said Thursday they have requested that financial misconduct charges against him be dismissed. They said in a statement that they filed papers in Tokyo District Court alleging prosecutorial misconduct that would prevent Ghosn from having a fair trial. The papers allege collusion between prosecutors, government officials and executives at Nissan Motor Co. to drum up criminal…