Organised Crime: Police Officers Arrested for Trafficking of Refugees

Written by on July 30, 2016 in Bulgaria - No comments

Four police from the district police directorate in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia have been arrested on suspicion of acting as an organised crime group, accepting large bribes to assist traffickers of migrants.

The four were arrested in a raid in Slivnitsa on July 18, according to Roumyana Arnaudova, spokesperson for the Bulgarian Prosecutor-General’s Office.

The head of internal security at the Interior Ministry, Roumen Ganev, said that the main part of the operation for which the four police accepted bribes to assist was transporting migrants from Sofia to Dragoman.

Read the rest of the story in the original article by our affiliate The Sofia Globe.

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