February 19, 2018 / 5:14 PM / 8 months ago

Latvian c.bank chief Rimsevics released from custody

RIGA, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Latvia’s anti-corruption agency released central bank Governor Ilmars Rimsevics from custody on Monday after accusing him of soliciting a bribe.

Video footage from Latvian news portal Delfi showed Rimsevics rejecting the allegations as he was released.

“I disagree with it categorically,” Rimsevics told reporters.

Reporting by Gederts Gelzis; Editing by Catherine Evans

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