More than 30 officers are detained – the whole shift, including the chief of the checkpoint and other border policemen who were currently not at work, stated the Chief Secretary of the Ministry of Interior – Ivaylo Ivanov.
"This is a joint operation. I am very grateful to all my colleagues – from the Security, Gendarmerie, Sofia Directorate of Ministry of Interior and the Anticorruption Commission. We succeeded in keeping it all in secret.
I cannot give you more information about the charges. But each action similar to this improves our skills and the different officials’ teamwork”, continued Ivaylo Ivanov.
Asked about the reason for the action, the Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev added: “It’s about money, not some kind of natural exchange! The Prosecutor’s office together with the Executive power, the Ministry of Interior, are working at high speed in all directions - whether it is about the richest oligarchs, domestic crimes or corruption at the highest level”.