Police massive action against criminal contingent in Bulgaria

The Ministry of the Interior announced that a large scale operation has been conduced on the entire territory of the country for intercepting and neutralizing the active criminal contingent.

The aim of the operation was to restrict crimes against property, cut drug distribution, the illegal ownership of weapons, vehicle thefts, the smuggling of cigarettes and alcohol, people trafficking, prostitution, illegal border trespassing and illegal usury. Some 737 people have been arrested. During the operation there have been no incidents and no police officers have been injured. 

Adapted from Bulgarian National Radio