The mayor of Riga has denied information about their detention
. The mayor of the Latvian capital Nile Ushakov has denied the information about his arrest.
on Wednesday it was announced that the office of the mayor, And his home were organized by the Bureau of the battle against illegal activity of officials (KNAB) searches. And the Deputy of the Riga city Council Ruslan Pankratov said Ushakov tied.
He added that gave a subscription to disclose information, for this reason, forced to abstain from detailed comments. However, He highly assessed the professionalism of the employees of KNAB.
Nil Ushakov - head of the party " Consent ", acting in support of Russian-speaking residents of Latvia.
not long ago, the politician found himself in the center of a corruption scandal involving municipal transport plant Rigas Satiksme.
While elected officials have twice supported him, considering the issue of trust.
at the end of last year, the head of Latvia Raymond Vejonis recommended Ushakov to retire, but the Mayor advice not followed.