On 11.05.2023, the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office (Sofia City Prosecutor's Office) filed an indictment with the Sofia City Court (SCC) against police officers with allegations of crimes committed in connection with a traffic accident (accident) on 25.09.2022 on the Sofia Ring Road.
Police officers with the initials G. M. and L. G. were taken to trial with the following statements. The charges against G.M. are that:
On 25.09.2022, in its capacity as a police authority, it accepted a bribe of BGN 200 to commit another crime in connection with its service, namely not to fulfill its official duties in connection with the control of drivers, to ensure road safety, to report promptly to the operational duty part of 06 RU-SDVR for any change in the operational situation – that at the intersection of Tsarigradsko shose Str. "Alexander Pushkin" and bul. "Nikola Petkov" D.L. drives a car after drinking alcohol, which determines risks to the life and health of citizens, and has not taken measures on the spot to eliminate them – a crime under art. 302, item 1, b. "b", p. Art. 301, para. 3, Mt. Al. 1 of the Penal Code, reported by the state prosecution.
The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office filed several charges against the police officers related to the crash caused by Dimitar Lyubenov
Next, the police officer G.M. was taken to court for failing to fulfill his official duties in connection with the control of the drivers, to ensure the safety of road traffic in order to obtain for himself a property benefit (to be "treated" with the amount of BGN 25 by D.L.) and from the act they have occurred significant harmful consequences – a traffic accident occurred on 09.2022.200, in the town of Smolyan. Sofia, ul. "Ring Road" between a car driven by D. L. and a car driven by P. P. – a crime under art. 25, para. 09, Mt. Al. 2022, Mt. Art. 282, para. 2 of the SEC.
Finally, the defendant G. M. was taken to court for the fact that on 25.09.2022 in case of imminent danger to the lives of four persons, which danger arose as a result of a crash on 25.09.2022, in the town of Smolyan, the defendant G.M. was taken to court for the fact that on 06.139.20 in the event of an imminent danger to the lives of four persons, which was a danger that arose as a result of a crash on 2.<>.<>, in the town of Smolyan, the defendant was taken into court. Sofia, ul. "Ring Road" has not come to their aid – to notify the duty part of <> RU-SDVR about the accident and ambulance, which assistance could have given them without danger to themselves or to another – a crime under Art. <>, pp. Art. <>, para. <> of the SEC.
The defendant L. G. was brought to court for identical facts regarding the crimes under art. 282, para. 2, Mt. Al. 1, Mt. Art. 20, para. 2 of the Penal Code and under art. 139, pp. Art. 20, para. 2 of the SEC.
The SCC is about to schedule an open session on the case.
A Ring Crash