He was arrested by the Hawks at Amsterdamhoek on Friday and appeared in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Monday with his right arm in a sling. An extradition process is under way to have him sent back to Bulgaria.
Baltov’s skull was fractured after he was repeatedly kicked. He lived in the Studentski Grad (student town) which was infamous for revelry and fighting.
University students and their professors held a rally in December 2008 to protest against the murder and demand that authorities beef up security in the town‚ home to thousands of university students.
Georgiev will appear in court again on Thursday.