Bulgarian Parliament amendments give wider powers to border police

Bulgarian Parliament amendments give wider powers to border police

Bulgarian Parliament passed amendments to the Interior Ministry Act on November 23 that would give the border police directorate of the ministry wider powers to investigate crimes and participate in search operations.

This will allow the directorate’s employees to take a more active role in border policing, Bulgarian National Radio reported.

The wide-ranging bill of amendments affects a number of Interior Ministry departments, including fire-fighters, stipulating that all fire safety crews have to be made of at least three people. The sole exception is for villages or towns with less than 5000 residents, where fire crews can have just two people…/IBNA

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