Bulgaria: The Special Prosecution’s Office calls for the detention of Vitanov and Kovacheva

Bulgaria: The Special Prosecution’s Office calls for the detention of Vitanov and Kovacheva

The Special Prosecutor’s Office has asked the Special Criminal Court to order the detention of the former director of Pernik’s Water and Wastewater Company and the former city mayor for crimes related to the water crisis in the area.

The case will be scheduled later today, the prosecutor said.

Former director of VIK-Pernik, Ivan Vitanov, is been held for 72 hours on a charge of willful mismanagement and knowingly concluding a harmful deal for the company. The mayor of Pernik during the election, Sevdelina Kovacheva, was also arrested with him./ibna