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Alexandra Macesanu, 15, called the European emergency number 112 to say that she had been snatched away by a man hitchhiking from her nearby southern town of Caracal to her native village

Are Romanian police ignoring a serial killer? Thousands take to the streets for & # 39; corrupt & # 39; accusing agents of turning a blind eye to emergency calls for help from a & # 39; murdered & # 39; 15 year old girl

  • Alexandra Macesanu, 15, called to say she was abducted on the way home
  • The police finally followed her where she was and found her suspected human remains
  • The painfully slow response time of the police has disgusted the locals
  • Last night 2,000 Romanians demonstrated in the streets of Bucharest
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The kidnapping of a Romanian schoolgirl feared dead has sparked furious protests against the government after the police took 19 hours to respond to her call for help.

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Alexandra Macesanu, 15, called the European emergency number 112 to say that she had been thrown away by a man hitchhiking from her nearby southern town of Caracal to her home village.

After the authorities finally found the area the girl had been dragged to, they found what human remains and traces of her jewelry seemed to be.

The painfully slow response time disgusted the locals and showed 2,000 Romanians in the streets of Bucharest yesterday.

Alexandra Macesanu, 15, called the European emergency number 112 to say that she had been snatched away by a man hitchhiking from her nearby southern town of Caracal to her native village

Alexandra Macesanu, 15, called the European emergency number 112 to say that she had been snatched away by a man hitchhiking from her nearby southern town of Caracal to her native village

Her abduction - which led to her alleged death - led to furious protests against the government after the police had taken 19 hours to respond to her call for help
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Her abduction - which led to her alleged death - led to furious protests against the government after the police had taken 19 hours to respond to her call for help

Her abduction – which led to her alleged death – led to furious protests against the government after the police had taken 19 hours to respond to her call for help

At the end of the march, a vigil was held for Alexandra where protesters laid flowers and candles outside the Ministry of the Interior

At the end of the march, a vigil was held for Alexandra where protesters laid flowers and candles outside the Ministry of the Interior

At the end of the march, a vigil was held for Alexandra where protesters laid flowers and candles outside the Ministry of the Interior

They stormed through the capital in the evening and waved banners with the text & # 39; corruption kills & # 39;, & # 39; their blood is on your hands & # 39; and & # 39; Romania is being killed & # 39 ;.

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At the end of the march, a vigil was held for Alexandra where protesters laid flowers and candles outside the Ministry of the Interior.

Organizers said in a statement that the protest was & # 39; against the indifference of those in power, their incompetence and lack of empathy & # 39 ;.

The police suspect that the found remains are from Alexandra and from an 18-year-old girl from a nearby village who was reported missing in April, but forensic analysts have yet to confirm their identity.

On Saturday, Gheorghe Dinca, a 65-year-old technician, was detained for 30 days while awaiting a criminal investigation.

Romania's police chief and two district officials were fired late Friday. On Saturday, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said she was considering holding a referendum to introduce tougher punishments for rapists, pedophiles and murderers.

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The painfully slow response time disgusted the locals and showed 2,000 Romanians in the streets of Bucharest yesterday

The painfully slow response time disgusted the locals and showed 2,000 Romanians in the streets of Bucharest yesterday

The painfully slow response time disgusted the locals and showed 2,000 Romanians in the streets of Bucharest yesterday

They stormed through the capital in the evening and waved banners with the text & # 39; corruption kills & # 39;, & # 39; their blood is on your hands & # 39; and & # 39; Romania is being killed

They stormed through the capital in the evening and waved banners with the text & # 39; corruption kills & # 39;, & # 39; their blood is on your hands & # 39; and & # 39; Romania is being killed

They stormed through the capital in the evening and waved banners with the text & # 39; corruption kills & # 39;, & # 39; their blood is on your hands & # 39; and & # 39; Romania is being killed

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Since the coming of power at the end of 2016, the ruling social democrats of Dancila have amended judicial legislation through emergency decisions by the government or through parliament without much public debate, thereby removing the independence of the judiciary and criticizing the European Union and diplomats were called.

Changes to judicial legislation and pending changes to the Criminal Code have given preference to people convicted of corruption, said a professional association of judges in a statement on Saturday.

The weakened rule of law of the changes by depriving criminal investigators of the technical and legal tools essential to their work, endangering the lives and safety of all Romanians, "she added.

Organizers said in a statement that the protest was & # 39; against the indifference of those in power, their incompetence and lack of empathy & # 39 ;.

Organizers said in a statement that the protest was & # 39; against the indifference of those in power, their incompetence and lack of empathy & # 39 ;.

Organizers said in a statement that the protest was & # 39; against the indifference of those in power, their incompetence and lack of empathy & # 39 ;.

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