Former Prosecutor General Maizītis passes away

Former Prosecutor General and director of the Constitution Protection Bureau Jānis Maizītis has died November 11, President Egils Levits said on Twitter.

"Tonight, the long-standing Constitution Protection Bureau director and former Prosecutor General Jānis Maizītis has passed away. Thank you for serving the country, rest in peace. Deepest condolences to the family," Levits wrote.

 

Maizītis, born in 1961, was the General Prosecutor between 2000 and 2010, and the director of the Constitution Protection Bureau from 2013 to 2018.

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