Latvia: KNAB searches Sigulda municipal council in criminal probe

Latvia’s Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) has conducted a search at the Sigulda municipal council as part of ongoing criminal proceedings, LETA reports. Municipal spokespersons refused to disclose more details, however. According to sources, one municipal councillor and a local businessman were implicated in the criminal investigation. LTV reported that the investigation was looking into possible fraud related to the greening activities of the municipality’s property and environmental management divisions.