Notorious Sofia City Prosecutor Roman Vasilev Calls It Quits
Roman Vasilev, Former Deputy Sofia City Prosecutor and current prosecutor at the Specialized Prosecutor's Office of Appeals is leaving the judicial system, Thursday.
The Supreme Judicial Court is expected to put Vasilev's resignation to the vote today, Bulgaria's Telegraph Agency reports.
Roman Vasilev was a key figure in Sofia City Prosecutor's Office in the last five years. In 2005, he became prosecutor at Sofia Prosecutor's Office, and was appointed Deputy Sofia City Prosecutor a year and a half later.
Since then, various operations most of which ended in acquittals were carried out under the personal guidance of Vasilev together with the Ministry of Interior and Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (DANS).
Roman Vasilev became notorious after he took part in a police raid for the arrest of the former Defense Minister Nikolay Tsonev. Then Vasilev called Tsonev "an utter criminal", and was later reprimanded.
At the same time Vasilev's team carried out several operations in which transparent business interests were involved.
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