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European Parliament rocked by corruption arrests

Image: Brigitte Hase, via European Parliament

Shock at reported arrest of Parliament vice-president and research committee member Eva Kaili

The EU has been rocked by reports that charges of corruption have been brought against a European Parliament vice president, who is responsible for the institution’s science and technology panel and sits on its research committee.

The Belgian Federal Prosecutors Office said in a statement on 11 December that six people had been detained as part of a “large-scale investigation…for alleged offenses of criminal organisation, corruption and money laundering”.

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