Prosecution Targets Bulgarian MP's Wife over Doping Scandal

Crime | January 8, 2007, Monday // 00:00

Bulgarian prosecution has launched investigation in a case exposing the wife of a Bulgarian lawmaker in trading with illegal drugs, mainly for sportsmen.

The wife of Bulgarian socialist MP Oleg Popov has been selling forbidden drugs to a number of Bulgarian sports doctors, a report revealed.

Evelina Popova was busted by undercover Nova TV reporters, as she sold them drugs that are not allowed in Bulgaria. The report claims that her husband smuggled some of the substances in the country abusing his diplomatic immunity.

Popov denied any involvement with his wife's business and said for Darik News that the whole thing was a set-up.

Evelina Popova heads a nutritional supplements company in Bulgaria, branch of P-M International

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