Vladimir Parvanov Kuzov
16 June 1966
|Political party||Independent (2006-present) Attack (2005-2006)|
In early 2009, several months before the end of the mandate of the National Assembly, Kouzov received a suspended sentence for homosexual contact with a minor. and his status as a deputy is taken away. "Attack" chases Kuzov for the gay scandal
Political activity[edit | edit source]
Vladimir Kuzov entered parliament on July 11, 2005 on the list of the National Attack League, but at the beginning of February 2006 was expelled from the parliamentary group of the coalition after saying that he faced police investigation for homosexual acts with minors. According to the National Attack League party, Kouzov proposed for MP from National Movement for the Salvation of the Fatherland and closest to his political circle "New Dawn". There are introduced Bill 26 as an MP.
Homosexual acts with minors[edit | edit source]
In January 2006 the prosecutor's office published a list of politicians that the office was investigating. Among them is Kouzov. On April 7, 2006, Chief Prosecutor Boris Velchev requested removal of the immunity of seven MPs, including Kouzov. The aim is to institute pre-trial proceedings. Kouzov alone allows his parliamentary immunity to be removed. In May 2007 he was sentenced in the first instance by the Sofia City Court to three years in prison for three sexual acts with a minor. According to Kouzov, he is innocent and his sentence is due to the expected report of the European Commission before that it will look better if a convicted lawmaker.
On February 18, 2009 Kouzov gets suspended sentence in case of homosexual contact with a minor. On February 26, 2009 National Assembly terminated his mandate as a lawmaker. His seat in parliament was given to loan financier Nadia Ivanova.
In Bulgarian presidential election, 2016 he is an independent presidential candidate supported by an initiative committee. His registration was denied however since he failed to submit a petition with at least 2500 valid signatures.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Парламентът прекрати правомощията на Владимир Кузов - bTV Новините" [Parliament has ceased the powers of Vladimir Kuzov - bTV The News]. bTV Новините (in български). 2017-05-02. Archived from the original on 2017-05-02. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
- "Условна присъда за депутата Владимир Кузов" [Sentenced sentences for deputy Vladimir Kuzov]. Mediapool.bg (in български). Retrieved 2019-05-08.
- ""Атака" гони Кузов заради гей-скандала" ["Attack" chases Kuzov for the gay scandal]. Sega. 2007-09-30. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2019-05-09.
- "Надя Иванова от "Атака" зае мястото на Кузов в парламента" [Nadya Ivanova from Ataka took over Kuzov's place in parliament]. Vesti.bg (in български). March 11, 2009. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
- "Светослав Витков и Владимир Кузов отпадат от изборите, не са събрали подписи" [Svetoslav Vitkov and Vladimir Kuzov drop out of the elections, they have not gathered signatures]. www.dnevnik.bg (in български). 5 October 2016. Retrieved 2016-10-05.
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