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Bulgaria: 406 people were Detained for Migrant Trafficking, 612 - for Drug Trafficking in Just One Month

406 people were arrested for migrant trafficking and 612 for drug trafficking this month. This is indicated by the data of the Specialized Interdepartmental Unit between the Prosecutor's Office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which was created to support the investigation of pre-trial proceedings.

"Azov" Returned to the Front

The "Azov" brigade resumed combat tasks at the front.

This was announced at a briefing by the spokesman of the Main Directorate of the National Guard of Ukraine, Colonel Mykola Urshalovich, quoted by "Unian".

"The legendary Azov brigade was replenished and began to perform combat tasks in the Serebryansk Forest region," he said.

Bulgaria: The Director of the Police in Smolyan was Replaced

By order of the Minister of Internal Affairs, Kalin Stoyanov, senior commissioner Tsvetan Mihailov Tsankov has been appointed director of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Smolyan, announced the Ministry of the Interior.

He was officially presented to the leadership of the Directorate by Deputy Minister Kiril Tsenkin.

Bulgaria: 40% Increase in Domestic Violence pre-trial proceedings compared to 2022

An avalanche of reports of domestic violence followed the news of the abuse of an 18-year-old girl in Stara Zagora, but court orders for permanent victim protection increased even earlier in the year.

This is what Zornitsa Shumanova, who heads the new unit for combating domestic violence at the National Police, told bTV:

The European Public Prosecutor's Office is Investigating a Criminal Group dealing in Luxury Cars in Bulgaria and France

The European Public Prosecutor's Office is conducting an investigation in Bulgaria and France into an alleged organized crime group dealing in luxury cars. Several locations in both countries were raided on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Bulgaria: 10 People were Detained for Migrant Trafficking in a Police Operation today

10 people were detained for illegal migrant trafficking during the specialized operation against illegal migration from today, BNT reported. 9 of them were detained by "Border Police", the tenth - by the Metropolitan Directorate of Internal Affairs.

Executive Director of Europol: Bulgaria has our Support for Schengen

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Bulgaria, Kalin Stoyanov, held a series of bilateral meetings in Luxembourg.

He met with the executive director of Europol, Catherine de Boll, and thanked her for the consistent support for our country in its efforts to join Schengen. Minister Stoyanov assured that Bulgaria will work actively to become part of the area by the end of the year.