State Police reports thwarted kidnapping attempt of a state official

Law enforcement officers have averted a kidnapping of a state official, LETA was told at the State Police February 18.

The operation was carried out by Omega counter-terrorism unit and the Criminal Police division in charge of murder investigation and search for missing persons, State Police spokeswoman Ilze Jurēvica told LETA.

The State Police is to give more extensive information on this incident at a news conference on February 19, it said.

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