The Sofia District Prosecutor’s Office prosecuted a 63-year-old man who illegally stored waste and polluted the soil and air in the land of the village of Busmantsi.
From an unknown date until 14.09.2022 at a site in the industrial zone of the Yana station, the accused V.P. has managed about 200 barrels of waste in violation of the rules established in the Waste Management Act, thereby causing considerable damage to the environment.
Since then, V.P. has allowed the soil and air to be polluted in the specified places in the land of the village of Busmantsi in the district “Dimitar Milenkov” and the area “Kriva livada”. By dumping waste, it has made these places dangerous for people, animals and plants, as well as unfit for domestic purposes.
In this case, pre-trial proceedings were initiated for crimes under Art. 353b, para. 1, para. 2 of the Criminal Code, para. 2 para. 1 of the Labor Code, para. 3, art. 7, para. 1, para. 3, para. Art. 8, para. 2, cf. Art. 13 para. 5 of the Labor Code and Art. 352 para. 1 of the Criminal Code.
By decree of supervising prosecutor V.P. is detained for up to 72 hours.
A motion to remand the accused is pending before the court.