Bulgaria’s notorious cocaine magnate goes on trail; country holds its breath as testimony may decide kidnapped daughter’s fate
Bulgaria is holding its breath as the trail of alleged drug lord Evelin B, nicknamed “Brendo,” begins in Italy, meanwhile his ex-wife pleads with kidnappers to release their 10 year-old daughter, Bulgarian news wire novinite.com reported March 8.
“According to 24 Chassa [..], if on Friday Brendo “‘behaves in the Milano courtroom as his business partners from Europe and South America are expecting from him,’” his abducted daughter could be back home as early as Saturday,” novinite.com wrote, citing news daily 24 Chassa.
Evelin B faces charges of drug trafficking between South America and Europe. Including a large volume of cocaine that was sent to Italy between 2004 and 2007. He is also charged with money laundering.
The suspect already has a court sentence of seven and a half years, pronounced by a Bulgarian court in February.
Back at home, Evelin B’s desperate ex-wife, and the kidnapped child’s mother, made an appeal to kidnappers who snatched the child on Tuesday.
“I want to appeal to the people, who abducted Lara, and tell them I just want to know whether she is alive and well,” Monika D said, according to novinite.com.
Monika D publically said that she does not trust the police and asked the kidnappers to contact her directly.