Court of first instance in Lithuania find 97 percent of persons on trial guilty, shows statistics published on Wednesday.
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Last year, 552 of the 18,514 defendants were cleared of charges, which makes 3 percent of all defendants, reads the report of operations of prosecutors.

The indicator does not differ much from the 2012-2015 statistics.

According to the report, courts satisfied two in three appeals pleas and half of all appeals in cassation filed by prosecutors in 2016.

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