Six-Time Euro Sumo Champion Gets Life Sentence For Contract Killing

Along with two other Bulgarians


A Bulgarian court sentenced three men, including a six-time European sumo champion, to life in prison on Thursday for membership of an organized crime gang that carried out contract killings.

The European Union's poorest member has been repeatedly criticized by Brussels for doing too little to fight widespread corruption and organized crime which still blight the Balkan country 20 years after the end of Communist rule.