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R. Eigim is being tried in Riga on charges of corruption and possession of ammunition

A criminal case of corruption against the deputy was initiated in connection with the renovation project of buildings at 7 Parades Street (Saskanyas School).

According to the prosecution, Eigim demanded a bribe of at least 10 thousand euros for winning the competition for the implementation of this construction project in 2018. The winner in this competition was Modus Būve, which was chosen from 4 companies applying for the renovation. The total amount of the contract for the construction work for the reconstruction of the Saskanas school was 2,730,347 euros.

KNAB workers found cartridges for firearms during searches at the residence of R. Eigim

Responsibility for the deed is specified in part 4 of Article 320 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Latvia and provides for punishment in the form of imprisonment from 3 to 11 years, with or without confiscation of property, prohibiting to hold certain positions for up to 5 years.

An entrepreneur is also accused in a criminal case of bribery Janis Spruga.

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As reported in the media, he owns 60% of the shares of Modus būvē.

Eigim himself denies all charges, linking the bribery case to politics. As for the illegal possession of cartridges, he had permission to use and store weapons and ammunition, the deputy claims, noting that he informed the Bureau for the Prevention and Fight against Corruption (KNAB) about all this, which was investigating these cases before they were transferred. to the Prosecutor General’s Office.



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