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Justice minister wants Supreme Judicial Council to review specialized prosecutor’s office and court

Justice Minister from the caretaker cabinet Yanaki Stoilov
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The Supreme Judicial Council did not vote the declaration submitted against  the planned closure of the specialized prosecutor's office and the specialized court. Yanaki Stoilov, Minister of Justice in the caretaker cabinet is a non-voting chairman of the Council by right. Minister Stoilov demanded that before adopting any  position, the magistrates conduct a full analysis of the work of the two institutions before any  decision on their future is made.

The Ministry of Justice will review the claims made by businessman Svetoslav Ilchovski who stated, during  a meeting of the ad hoc audit committee formed by the last parliament, that he was shown a video showing atrocities being committees against a detainee. Minister Stoilov stated he wanted to see which specific places, persons and names were involved. 

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