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Indictment Filed against Bulgarian Official in ‘Fake Ballots’ Case

Crime | December 16, 2013, Monday // 19:40| Views: 1650 | Comments: 5
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An indictment has been filed against Rosen Zhelyazkov, a former Chief Secretary of Bulgaria’s Council of Ministers

The charges stem from the case in which alleged “illegal ballots” were discovered at a printing house in Kostinbrod, near Sofia, hours ahead of the May 12 early general elections.

According to the prosecution, Zhelyazkov failed to exercise proper control over the printing house "Multiprint" in order to provide benefits for its owner.

A total of 351 000 ballots above the contracted ones were found in the printing house in the wake of the elections.

The contract included a clause with requirements to exercise strict control on the printing process.

The prosecutors insist that there were many negative results from Zelyazkov's actions such as generating voters' mistrust in the election process and in the authorities.

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#5
Optimistic - 17 Dec 2013 // 15:07:04

Mistrust this is caused by GERB, GERB election rigging, a GERB President with a large offshore bank account, a GERB former Interior Minister on phone tapping charges.

#4
Seedy - 17 Dec 2013 // 10:56:32

"The prosecutors insist that there were many negative results from Zelyazkov's actions such as generating voters' mistrust in the election process and in the authorities."

Really? I thought the Red Trash had managed that without anyone else's assistance......

#3
Agent Piccadilly - 16 Dec 2013 // 22:39:31

Zhelyazkov actions prove he is an enemy of the party and the revolution and a servant of the fascist clique of GERB. The political trust and benevolence shown by our regime are something Zhelyazkov hardly deserves and he is worse than a dog.

#2
Optimistic - 16 Dec 2013 // 22:24:45

Yes GERB got caught rigging the election!

One reason they want power so badly is that they can bury this.

#1
Philippe - 16 Dec 2013 // 19:57:01

The man simply followed orders. He has nothing to fear.

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