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Bulgaria’s former PM detained in corruption case

Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boiko Borisov was arrested during a Bulgarian police operation.

Interfax reports with reference to the lawyer Menko Menkov.

According to the lawyer, Borisov was arrested for a day. Bulgarian police conducted searches in the official’s house and began a pre-trial investigation.

Law enforcement officers also detained ex-head of the Ministry of Finance Vladislav Goranov, ex-head of the financial commission of the Parliament Menda Stoyanov and ex-head of the government information service Sevdelina Arnaudova.

They are possibly involved in the misuse of EU funds.

Bulgarian Interior Ministry and Prosecutor’s Office have not yet disclosed the details of the case.