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Man who threatened parliament speaker with murder sentenced to probation

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The man accused for threatening to kill the Speaker of the 46th National Assembly, Iva Miteva, has been sentenced to "Probation" for a term of 3 years. For two years he has to do 200 hours of "unpaid work for the benefit of society", according to the Sofia District Prosecutor's Office.

On September 2, 2021, Lyubomir Yakov threatened by e-mail, sent to the Ministry of Justice, to assassinate the President of the National Assembly.


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