site.btaPretrial Proceedings Launched for Death Threat to Secretary of Bulgarian Cultural Club in Ohrid Pendikov
The Sofia Regional Prosecution Office has launched pretrial proceedings for a death threat to Hristian Pendikov, Secretary of the King Boris III Bulgarian Cultural Club in Ohrid, the press centre of the prosecution service said Friday. The Interior Ministry's General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime (DGCOC) has been tasked with the investigation.
Pendikov was assaulted in Ohrid, North Macedonia, on January 19, and later underwent surgery at Sofia's Military Medical Academy.
The prosecuting magistracy received an alert from the DGCOC reading that Pendikov had received a death threat on a social network and that photos of him are being published online with calls for violence against him.