Crime

Son of Police-Killed Bulgarian Meets Interior Head

The son of the 58-year-old Bulgarian who was killed accidentally by policemen will be received by Interior Minister Rumen Petkov on Friday. After the meeting, Georgi Bozhanov's son Vassil is planning to lodge a legal claim against the two officers.

Crime | August 4, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 653

Bulgarian Police Cuts off Sex Online Scheme

Three prostitution rings in Sofia have been broken during a joint operation of police and their anti-organised crime colleagues.

Crime | August 3, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10278

Dane Found Dead in Bulgarian Town

A Dane was found dead in a house at the older part of Blagoevgrad, western Bulgaria, police said.

Crime | August 3, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1249

Antibiotics, Alcohol Blamed for Bulgaria's Justice Minister Son Outburst

Antibiotics and alcohol triggered the aggressive outburst of the son of Bulgaria's justice minister, who got into a mass scuffle in a coastal resort earlier in the week, local dailies reported.

Crime | August 3, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1236

Roma Melee Appalls Bulgarian Town

A crowd of about 100 people started a clash with policemen in Dimitrovgrad, southern Bulgaria, Darik News said Thursday. The officers were about to check the load in three horse carriages, but the Roma prevented the operation.

Crime | August 3, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 981

Sacked Bulgarian Shoots Ex-Boss

A Bulgarian man has wounded his former employer after being fired, media revealed on Thursday. The shooter, aged 56, attacked the 44-year-old hotel owner at his home in Hisarya, central Bulgaria, and fired several bullets into his pelvis and limbs.

Crime | August 3, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 960

Bulgaria's Justice Minister Son Implicated in Mass Scuffle

The son of Bulgaria's Justice Minister Georgi Petkanov got into a mass scuffle at a disco club in the resort village of Lozenets, Darik News reported, citing well-informed sources. Tensions escalated in the melee and the car of a Bulgarian, holding a Nor

Crime | August 2, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1097

Bulgarian Policemen Sued for Accidental Murder

The family of a man killed Tuesday will put on trial the two murderers, local policemen. Georgi Bozhanov, 58, a father of three children, was killed in an apparent random shooting in what the sergeants believed was a deserted area near Velingrad, south B

Crime | August 2, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 914

Varna Police Bust Illegal Software, Clothes Trading

Economic police of Bulgaria have disclosed a large number of illegally stored and traded stuff with a single man. While searching the house of a 33-year-old man in the Black Sea coastal city of Varna, the officers came upon computer software configuratio

Crime | August 2, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 930

Bulgarian Lady Busted with Heroin in her Purse

A Bulgarian woman returning from Turkey was busted with two kilograms of heroin in her purse on Tuesday. During the check of the passengers, custom officers noticed the unusual behavior of the woman and how she was trying to hide her purse.

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 995

Bulgarian Park Worker Plunders Rare Flower

The rare Edelweiss flower has been wept out of a Bulgarian park, media revealed Tuesday. At the plundered national park "Central Balkan" guards have caught a worker red-handed, the state radio BNR revealed.

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1192

Bulgarian Girl Raped by Acquaintances

Two Bulgarians raped 22-year-old university student from the Black Sea coastal city of Varna, South-eastern Bulgaria late on Monday, police said. The criminals, jobless R.

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1823

Two Criminal Groups Robbed Bulgaria of BGN 25 M

The general department for combating organised crime has busted two organised criminal groups, which have caused a damage of some BGN 25 M to Bulgaria. The groups have laundered money by siphoning value-added tax (VAT) and bank transfers for fake imports

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1801

Bulgarian Killer Policemen Face Heavy Punishment

The man, who was killed by two policemen in an apparent random shooting, was a father of three children, it emerged at a press conference on Tuesday.

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1017

Bulgarian Policemen Kill Man in Random Shooting

Two sergeants from the police of the town of Velingrad killed a man after an apparent random shooting in what they believed was a deserted area. The two policemen, who were nearby a mountain hostel, fired a bullet at a concrete pillar to check whether th

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 981

Bulgaria Busts USD 2 M Worth of Drugs

A vast quantity of synthetic drug was found during a joint operation of the police and the national service for combating organized crime, officials reported. Two Bulgarians, aged 30 and 38, from Sofia, and a 53-year-old Turkish citizen were arrested for

Crime | July 31, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 641

"Bomb" Scares Bulgarian Statisticians

A bomb alert has triggered the evacuation of Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute, Darik News reported on Monday. The phone call was received at around 9 a.

Crime | July 31, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 811

Bulgaria Prevents Murder of Businessman

The planned execution of a Bulgarian businessman was prevented by the special services of the National Police, an official report said Monday, cited by Darik News. The special service was informed at the end of March that 44-year-old criminal G.

Crime | July 31, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1065

Bulgarian Fined for Disrupting Anti-Mosque Sign-up

A Bulgarian man has been fined for hooliganism because he disrupted a nationalist sign-up against the loudspeakers placed on the mosque in the Danube city of Ruse.

Crime | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3474

Bulgaria Probes Officer for Sexual Harassment

Bulgaria's military prosecution has launched an investigation into the claims of four women who say they have been sexually harassed by the deputy chief of Kazanlak mechanized brigade. Plamen Ganchev, 46, harassed the female privates for more than six mo

Crime | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 970

Abandoned Ancient Chariots Found in Bulgaria

Bulgarian police have discovered three ancient chariots and two ornaments tossed in an abandoned vine-field close to the central city of Stara Zagora. The artefacts were found meters away from a mount and archaeologists believe they date back to the II o

Crime | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7171
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