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2019.08.16 16:05

President sacks judge named in corruption case

BNS 2019.08.16 16:05

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda dismissed Henrichas Jaglinskis, a judge of Vilnius Regional Court who is a suspected in a corruption case, on Friday.

The president has also turned to the parliament over the dismissal of two other judges, Egidijus Laužikas of the Supreme Court and Konstantinas Gurinas of the Court of Appeals.

Last week, the Judicial Council concluded that these judges' actions dealt a blow to the reputation of their profession.