Bulgaria: Specialized Prosecutor’s Office charges leader of political party with espionage

Bulgaria: Specialized Prosecutor’s Office charges leader of political party with espionage

The Specialized Prosecutor’s Office has submitted an indictment to the Specialized Criminal Court against a leader of a political party. The charges are of espionage with the aim of disclosing a state secret.

The prosecutor’s office is not revealing the name of the political party or of the leader charged with espionage, only his initials – N.M. A multitude of investigative actions have been taken in the course of the investigation – interrogation of witnesses, house searches, confiscation, computer and technical expert reports, handwriting analysis, collection of evidence and documents.

An executive session of the court is to be scheduled./ibna