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Judge Georgi Ushev, head of the Bulgarian specialized court for organized crime. Photo by BGNES

January 3, 2012, was the first working day of Bulgaria’s brand-new “anti-mafia” court and  prosecutor’s office to focus on organized crime and corruption 

The controversial institution has been initiated by the ruling center-right part GERB and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov against the protests of the Socialists and centrist formations, who slammed it as a dictatorship device that is unnecessarily seizing powers from the regular courts. reports novinite,com

It was initially supposed to try high-profile organized crime and corruption  cases but was later designed to focus primarily on traditional Mafia crime,  organized crime such as murder, contraband, and abduction, drug trafficking, and .bribery. to read click  Here