Bulgaria: 9 Detained in Sliven Region during Police Operation against Domestic Crime and Vote Buying

A specialized operation against domestic crime and vote-buying has been going on since midnight in the Sliven region. Addresses in Sliven and Nova Zagora were checked and searched. So far, 9 people have been detained. Commissioner Dimitar Kikiov summarized the operation so far.

92-Year-Old Bulgarian caught Driving without a License…AGAIN

The police again caught 92-year-old Stefan Stefanov from Sliven driving his unregistered car without a license.

The signal that the man got behind the wheel again was received on March 13, and immediate actions were taken by Security and Traffic Police officers, reports the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Southeastern Bulgaria is at the Bottom in the EU of Young People with Secondary Education

The south-eastern Bulgarian region is among the 23 regions in the EU with the smallest share of young people who have completed secondary education, according to Eurostat data for 2021.

There, less than three-quarters of the 20- to 24-year-old population have a high school diploma.

Elections in Bulgaria: Police Actions Against the Vote Trade in the Country Continue

Hours separate us from the solution of the political puzzle, which we have never been able to solve in recent months. Today is a day for reflection and any agitation is forbidden. In the country and abroad, the preparations for the vote are in full swing, and the police actions against the trade in votes in our country continue.

Worth of Heroin Shipment Ceased in Sliven Estimated at BGN 25 M

Speaking at a briefing in Sofia on Monday, head of the specialized prosecution service, Valentina Madjarova, said that the worth of nearly 500 kilos of heroin ceased during a raid in the southern city of Sliven on June 4 is estimated at BGN 25 million. Two persons, who are Turkish nationals, were detained in the raid. The two, whom the court remanded in custody, have no criminal record.

Bulgaria: Policeman Died in an Accident near Nova Zagora

A policeman died in an accident near Nova Zagora last night.

He and his team responded to a call for traffic accident without casualties.

While being the place of the accident, the police car was hit by another car - with a 39-year-old driver from Stara Zagora. The policeman was injured in the collision.

The Coronavirus has Reached Sliven, Total Cases in Bulgaria are already 242

The number of coronavirus infected in the country is already 242. This was announced General Ventsislav Mutafchiiski at a briefing at the National Operations Headquarters. There are 22 new cases of infected with COVID-19 in Bulgaria.

16 of the infected people are in Sofia. The first infected was reported in Sliven. and the new district is Sliven with 1 case.