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SJC not to participate in working group for bill on necessary defence

SJC not to participate in working group for bill on necessary defence

8 March 2018 | 17:12 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) will not have representatives in a working group with the Ministry of Justice which is proposed to draft amendments to the Criminal Code in relation to necessary defence. The Council said it will deliver an opinion once a bill on the matter is presented.
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District Prosecutor Rumen Popov: Dr. Ivan Dimitrov watched the burglary unfold for at least 30 minutes, did not call the police

District Prosecutor Rumen Popov: Dr. Ivan Dimitrov watched the burglary unfold for at least 30 minutes, did not call the police

6 March 2018 | 15:03 | FOCUS News Agency
Plovdiv. The accused watched the burglary unfold for at least 30 minutes without telling anyone, including the police, District Prosecutor Rumen Popov said during a press briefing on the murder of a 38-year-old Roma man that Dr Ivan Dimitrov is accused of, FOCUS Radio reported.
“After that, the accused came down to stop the burglary holding an illegally owned weapon – Walther pistol, loaded. The burglar attempted to escape and in the ensuing struggle the accused fired his weapon once. The burglar managed to escape but was shot multiple times. He died at the scene from a single wound,” said the prosecutor.
After the shooting, the accused called a friend and asked for help – to clean up the crime scene. The latter was questioned as a witness.
The District Prosecutor also said that the accused did not cooperate with the police and even denied having committed the murder.
Today, Dr. Ivan Dimitrov will be released on bail after being held for 72 hours.

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Plovdiv: Protest in support of Dr. Ivan Dimitrov, arrested for murder of 38-year-old man

Plovdiv: Protest in support of Dr. Ivan Dimitrov, arrested for murder of 38-year-old man

5 March 2018 | 15:43 | FOCUS News Agency
Plovdiv. The protest in support of Dr. Ivan Dimitrov that took place in Plovdiv today is now over, Focus Radio – Plovdiv reported. Dr. Ivan Dimitrov was charged and arrested for the murder of a 38-year-old man who broke into his home. The protesters had waited for a meeting with the prosecutor in charge of the case, but when they realised the prosecutor would not come, they left.
Tomorrow the protests will continue. People believe the murder was committed in self-defence and insist on the immediate release of Dr. Ivanov.
Today’s protest was attended by nearly 5,000 people, some of whom had come from the cities of Dimitrovgrad, Asenovgrad and Pazardzhik.
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Fifth day of protests in Skopje against name deal. June 18, 2018;
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