Part of assets of Grigeo Klaipeda, a local cardboard producer that released untreated wastewater in the Curonian Lagoon, has been arrested, its managing director Tomas Ekinas confirmed it to BNS on Tuesday.

"As far as I know, part of assets is subject to arrest," he told BNS, without providing any more detail and telling to contact the company's communication representatives.

When approached by BNS, Igne Rotautaite-Pukene of Klaipeda Regional Prosecutor's Office said she could not comment. Prosecutors plan to provide more information during a press conference on Friday.

The was the first to report on the arrest of Grigeo Klaipeda assets.

Gintautas Pangonis, the Grigeo group's CEO and major shareholder, could not say how the arrest would affect the company's activity.

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