Exclusive: Lithuania prosecutors restart investigation into CIA jail

April 2, 2015 12:09 PM

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VILNIUS/WARSAW (Reuters) - Lithuania has restarted a criminal investigation into allegations that state security officials helped the CIA operate a secret jail in the Baltic state, the prosecutor-general's office said on Thursday.

Prosecutors dropped the investigation four years ago, but decided to re-open it after the U.S. Senate last year published details of a secret CIA facility -- without giving its location -- which matched reports about a site in Lithuania, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said.

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