On 29 November 2016 Latvian Security Police (DP) handed over to the Prosecutor’s Office the materials of criminal proceedings for the initiation of criminal prosecution against a person in relation to a possible illegal engagement in an armed conflict in Syria.
On 15 November 2016 DP detained a Latvian resident pursuant to the Article 85 Section 1 of the Criminal Law who is suspected for committing a criminal offence.
On 6 September 2016, DP detained a Latvian citizen who is suspected for an unlawful participation in an armed conflict in Syria. In November 2015, criminal proceedings against the subject were initiated pursuant to the Article 77 ¹ of the Criminal Law for "Participation in an armed conflict" based on the criminal offence.
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