At the moment, there is no information that it is on Bulgarian territory. This was announced by the Ministry of the Interior in response to a request whether a man is in Bulgaria who is allegedly connected to the kidnapping and murder of a 14-year-old girl in the Republic of North Macedonia. There is no evidence that he has been declared an international wanted man, the Ministry of the Interior told BTA.
Late last night, three people were detained in North Macedonia for the murder of a 14-year-old girl from Skopje and a 74-year-old man from Veles.
The brutal murder of a 14-year-old girl in RSM, one of the suspects fled to Bulgaria
The victim’s body was found in a sack with her hands and feet tied. Before that, the teenage girl was kidnapped, reports NOVA.
Today, the Minister of the Interior, Oliver Spasovski, said that two more people are being sought, one of whom is said to have gone first to Belgrade and then to Bulgaria.
The Skopje schoolgirl was reported missing on November 27 around 8:30 a.m. on her way to school, and for a week the media asked the police every day whether the search for her was successful. Late on Sunday, the Ministry of the Interior announced that the girl’s body was found shot near Skopje.
A 74-year-old man, declared missing on November 24, was found dead near Veles.
The police specified that suspects were arrested for both murders, and one of the suspects fled the country. The media in North Macedonia discovered behind the initials of the main organizer L.P., as indicated by the police, the leader of a small political party in the country.
At a press conference, Interior Minister Spasovski confirmed that all the suspects are from this party, whose headquarters were searched along with other sites in Skopje and Veles. According to Spasovski, evidence has been collected for 5 persons who participated in the abduction and murder of the girl, 3 of whom have been detained, and the main organizer is outside the country. He went with his lawyer to Belgrade, then to Bulgaria.
Source: BTA, Konstantin Kostov, Marinela Velichkova/NOVA