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2020.05.19 15:18

Mayor in Lithuania arrested on bribery suspicions

BNS 2020.05.19 15:18

Lithuania's anti-corruption agency has detained Vaclovas Andrulis, the mayor of Kelmė District in the northeastern part of the country, for bribery.

The mayor is suspected of having demanded a bribe of 10,000 euros, according to Special Investigation Service (STT). He was detained on Tuesday after accepted part of the bribe, 5,000 euros, on the same day.

STT officers also seized documents from the mayor's office as part of the ongoing investigation.

Andrulis was elected mayor of Kelmė District last year and represents the Social Democratic Party of Lithuania.