Nineteen Migrants Indicted in Bulgaria over Harmanli Riots

Crime | November 27, 2016, Sunday // 13:40|  views

Bulgarian prosecuting authorities have indicted 19 migrants in relation to the disturbances in the Harmanli reception and accommodation center, an official has said.

Of these, 18 are with hooliganism charges, the prosecution's spokesperson Rumyana Arhaudova has told the Bulgarian National Radio.

The nineteenth indictment includes charges of desecration of Bulgaria's national flag, Arnaudova has added.

As many as 300 migrants were detained after the riots earlier this week which broke out after movement into and out of the center was restricted, in the facility of more than 3000 inhabitants.  

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