JAIL SENTENCES FOR 13 POLICE OFFICERS FROM BOGORODICA BORDER CROSSING
Jail sentences for bribery, ranging from six months to two years, were pronounced to 13 police officers from the Bogorodica border crossing.
Around 50 police and customs officers from the border crossings, which were taped while breaking the law by receiving bribe of 5, 10 or 20 Euros, were arrested in February this year.
Highest sentence of two years was sentenced to the head of shift Igor Markov.
Lawyers of the accused after the sentence said that some of the accused carry absolutely no guilt.
The 13 police officers on Wednesday will be released from detention and will remain free until the validity of the sentence.
Only one of the police officers was acquitted.
MD: The fight against corruption, it's a long one, but step by step we'll get there