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Lithuanian football players Tauras Grinius, representing the Rudupis Prienai club, was detained in Kaunas, Lithuania, on Monday night.
Lithuanian football player detained under Germany's European arrest warrant
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Grinius was detained during a warm-up before a match between Rudupis Prienai and Fajetonas Jonava.

Kaunas Police chief Darius Žukauskas told the website that a major police operation had been planned for Monday and that Grinius was detained and is now in custody. Kaunas Police spokeswoman Odeta Tumelytė said Grinius was detained under a European arrest warrant issued by Germany.

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