Kęstas Komskis and Petras Gražulis

Two Lithuanian ex-MPs go on trial for picketing outside prosecutor’s home

The Vilnius Regional Court on Thursday started hearing a criminal case in which two former members of the Seimas — Kęstas Komskis and Valdas Vasiliauskas — are tried for picketing outside the home of prosecutor Irmantas Mikelionis. […]

Gintaras Steponavičius

MP Steponavičius leaving Liberal Movement but keeps MP mandate

MP Gintaras Steponavičius is withdrawing from the Lithuanian Liberal Movement and its political group after suspicions of abuse of powers, however, will keep his MP mandate. […]

Raimundas Kurlianskis ir Gintaras Steponavičius

Liberal Movement’s activities were illegally financed – prosecutor general

MP Gintaras Steponavičius of the Lithuanian Liberal Movement met with MG Baltic Vice-president Raimondas Kurlianskis to discuss illegal financing for his party and voted in favor of legislation benefiting the business group’s interests, thus undermining the authority of the Seimas and disgracing the name of a lawmaker, the country’s prosecutor general said on Tuesday as he asked the parliament to strip the parliamentarian of his legal immunity over a possible abuse of powers. […]

Violence against children

Prosecutors annul 38 findings in cases of violence against children

The Lithuanian Prosecutor General’s Office has decided to annul 38 out of the 1,328 findings in 2016 and 2017 cases of violence against small children where the investigations were dropped. […]