Romania’s interior minister, Nicolae Moga , has sacked the chief of police after the death of a teenage girl whose repeated emergency calls were unanswered.
The 15 year old girl who was abducted on Wednesday died in the hands of her kidnapper. The teenager however managed to make three calls and provide officials information of her environment of captivity.
The young girl, whose name has been provided as Alexandra is from the southern city of Caracal. Police reports say she was kidnapped while trying to hitchhike to her home also in Caracal.
Authorities say they found human remains and the jewellery worn by the deceased prior to her death at a house. In addition, the Police have detained a 65 year old man for questioning.
Alexandra’s family say the police did not take her calls seriously whiles the police have also come out to say that they had difficulty in tracing them.
On Thursday morning, she called the emergency hotline 112 times and reported that she had been held hostage by a car driver who had picked her up.
Moreover, the Police then applied for a search warrant and waited till the next morning to enter the house.
The interior minister has also justified the sacking of the polic e chief by stating that “drastic measures are needed”.
lso justified the sacking of the polic e chief by stating that “drastic measures are needed