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The mayor of Riga nil Ushakov, in the office and at the place of residence is on January 30 were searched, said he was not going to leave his post because he did not break any laws. The words of the mayor of Riga leads TVNET.
“Hand on heart, I can say that my conscience is clear. Now I’m not going to comment on the actions of the Bureau on prevention and struggle against corruption (bpbc) and see no reason to leave the post of Chairman of the [Riga] Duma,” — said Ushakov. Previously to the resignation of the mayor urged the Riga Duma Deputy Vilnis Cirsis.
The Riga mayor also pointed out that to disclose details of the incident are not entitled as gave a subscription to disclose information, said LETA. Ushakov noted the professionalism of employees bpbc, which was the most correct.
Searches in the office of the Riga mayor Ushakov and home began around noon (13:00 GMT) 30 Jan. A few hours from the home of the mayor of the Latvian capital came six people with two plastic bags which allegedly contained documents. In Russia said that the staff of the Bureau held “emergency procedures” in the criminal process (law enforcement did not elaborate on what it is), a more detailed review there refused to provide.
Ushakov holds the post of mayor of Riga since 2009.
Video, photo All from Russia.