Last year, on December 28, at 2.50 pm in Dobele, Meža prospekts, a woman born in 1953, an unidentified person, using physical force and causing serious bodily injuries, stole a handbag containing various documents, a wallet and 65 euros in cash, apartment keys and mobile phone.
Kalniņa pointed out that while performing a set of operative search measures, law enforcement officers detained a man born in 1976, who had been punished several times before, on February 26 this year in Riga. He was remanded in custody during the investigation.
Obtaining a sufficient body of evidence and taking all necessary criminal investigation activities, a decision was made this month to transfer the criminal proceedings to the Zemgale District Prosecutor’s Office for prosecution under Section 176, Paragraph four of the Criminal Law on robbery, if related to serious bodily harm
Such an offense is punishable by imprisonment for a term of five to 15 years, with or without confiscation of property, and by probation supervision for a term of up to three years.