Lithuania’s anti-corruption agents searching Panevėžys local authority’s offices

Panevėžys
DELFI / Rinatas Chairulinas

“The investigation is related to the mayor’s activities,” STT spokeswoman Renata Endruzyte confirmed to BNS.

The anti-corruption agency suspects that municipal administration employees were given unlawful instructions to create favorable conditions for some companies to win public procurement contracts.

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It is suspected that bribes were offered for favorable decisions.

STT seized documents relevant to the investigation from the Panevėžys local authority and certain private limited companies.

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Mayor Račkauskas could not be reached by phone on Tuesday morning.

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