Bulgaria Appoints New Investigative Service Head

Domestic | December 18, 2013, Wednesday // 14:38|  views

Evgeni Dikov is the new head of Bulgaria's National Investigative Service. File photo

Evgeni Dikov has been expectedly elected as the new head of Bulgaria’s National Investigative Service.

Dikov, the only candidate for the job, was elected unanimously by Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council, with 23 of the 24 judicial body members voting in favor of the appointment, while only one abstained.

The head of the National Investigative Service (NIS) also functions as a Deputy Chief Prosecutor.

The previous NIS chief Boyko Naydenov filed his resignation on November 4, citing personal reasons.

Evgeni Dikov has over 30 years of legal experience. He has worked as a deputy district attorney, and district attorney of Sofia, a Sofia City Prosecutor, as well as in the Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Bulgaria.

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Tags: Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council, National Investigative Service, Sofia City Prosecutor, the Prosecutor General, Evgeni Dikov, Sotir Tsatsarov


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