The company commander of Vilnius Mounted Police Laimonas Bankauskas, which mysteriously detained at the border with Belarus in August 2010, has been demoted.
At the request of the Bankauskasa January 4, he was appointed as the chief specialist of the Department for Prevention of Vilnius 2nd Police Station, about BNS said a spokeswoman for the General Police Commissariat of Vilnius County.
"I think that sometimes it is necessary to change jobs," — he said BNS Bankauskas.
Bankauskas was arrested on August 16 2010 in Belarus. The Belarusian side stated that in his car found the drugs — more than 45 g metamfetaminu. Bankauskas denied the allegations and said that the drugs had been planted.
The Police Department reported on Nov. 8 that it is established that the detainee company commander of the municipal mounted police Laimonas Bankauskas transporting drugs, but announced that the police had violated ethics.
In the course of the internal investigation found that Bankauskas traveled to Belarus for cheaper fuel, which could adversely affect its image and the image of the police. Therefore, in the course of the investigation stated that he had violated ethics.
For an objective assessment of the legality of Bankauskasa and investigate the circumstances of his detention in Belarus, the Police Department appealed to the Prosecutor General with a request to provide all available information on the case of the arrest of the police and request the Prosecutor General of Belarus to obtain a copy criminal case.
However, the Belarusian Prosecutor General's Office did not submit any documents.
Summarizing the results of the investigation versions explaining the emergence of drugs in the car Bankauskasa, stated that during the investigation of the Belarusian law enforcement authorities did not give any information, so there is no evidence to suggest that Bankauskas committed the crime (transporting drugs). There is also evidence to suggest that Bankauskas knew that his car has drugs. In the course of the internal investigation were not obtained objective evidence to determine who can put in the car Bankauskasa drugs.
The investigation revealed that the car Bankauskasa often enjoyed some person (not palitseyant) in which there is a business connection in Belarus. However, the investigation did not receive information that this man could be related to drug trafficking, according to DELFI.