House arrest

Electronic Bracelets for Monitoring Criminals will Finally be Introduced from October

In October, the Justice Ministry will finally have electronic bracelets for monitoring, Mediapool reports.

A total of 200 bracelets with GPS surveillance with a precision of 2.5 m, and the remaining 50 aim to control inmates in open spaces.

The Swedish Tourist who Attacked a Hotel Worker in Sunny Beach has been Released from Custody

After a closed session on July 18, the Bourgas District Court placed under house arrest the Swedish Ralf Sundberg, who kicked a maid in the head. The judge has allowed the Swedish to be under house arrest at a studio in an aparthotel in Sunny Beach, BNT reported. However, the hotel manager refused to accept him.

House arrest of homeless man in Istanbul lifted

The "house arrest" of a homeless man, who was previously unable to move outside the boundaries of a confined public area in Istanbul, has been lifted, Doğan News Agency reported on June 22.

Barış Alkan, 31, was not allowed to step outside a specific area near a city bus station in the Söğütlüçeşme neighborhood of Istanbul as it was listed as his address in court records. 

Homeless man sentenced to house arrest in Istanbul

A homeless man has been sentenced to house arrest for using and selling drugs in Istanbul's Kadıköy district, Doğan News Agency reported.

Barış Alkan, 31, is not allowed to step outside the boundaries of a confined public area near a city bus station in the Söğütlüçeşme neighborhood because it is listed as his address in court records. 

Over Half of Bulgarians Approve Citizen's Arrests - Poll

More than half of Bulgarians generally approve the idea of volunte?r patrols of citizens detaining migrants who have crossed into the country, an Alpha Research poll shows.

The poll, ordered by private broadcaster NOVA TV, reveals that a total of 54.8% of respondents agree citizen's arrest should be used to deter migrants.

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