Leadership of Interior Ministry Sofia to be dismissed over blunder

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The leadership of Interior Ministry Sofia will be dismissed over blunder in the case with the search of the prisoner with a long criminal record Vladimir Pelov who escaped from Sofia Prison on 3 April.

Interior Minister Valentin Radev has issued an order to that effect. Fugitive Vladimir Pelov went in hiding and was shot dead on 5 June in Botevgrad, Sofia province, by a person with a criminal record before the police could find him. 

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