Bulgarian Border Police Officers Taken into Custody amid Corruption Charges

Crime | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 08:17|  views

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The Appellate Court of Plovdiv has decided to leave six of the detained border police and customs officers in custody after their arrest late in September.

The court has ruled that the defendants in question could wield influence on witnesses or try to avert justice if released.

The officers were caught with marked money at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint, on Bulgaria's border with Turkey.

More arrests are expected in relation to the case.

Out of the nine detained on September 30, one was placed under house arrest and two on a recognizance order.


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Tags: Plovdiv Appellate Court, Kapitan Andreevo


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