They gave money in exchange for a vote: Four people detained in Adzevo

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Police officers last night detained four people, who at around 19 pm were spotted giving money in exchange for voting in the upcoming local elections at a place called Adzevo in the area of ​​the Police Station "Dracevo".

According to the Ministry of Interior, the suspects E.B. (26), S.M. (27) N.B. (50) and J.M. (35) are detained on charges of committing the crime of "bribery during elections and voting" under Article 162 of the Criminal Code.

During the apprehension of the four suspects, 121000 denars and 250 euros were found.

The case was reported to the public prosecutor and after receiving court orders, searches were conducted in the homes of the persons, and they were detained in a police station for further proceedings, the Ministry of Interior added in a statement.

Source: MIA

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