A weird incident. Pakistani nationals have beaten and tied a policeman in an apartment Nikaia suburb of Piraeus.
Police arrived at the apartment in early morning hours of Thursday following a phone call by a neighbor who heard somebody calling for help.
Officers were surprised to find a colleague of them tied with tie wrap, gagged and badly beaten.
The victim was off duty, however, he had his gun with him, media report.
He told his colleagues that he saw the Pakistanis “moving suspiciously” and followed them. When he arrived at the building he was attacked and beaten by some 10 people.
On their part, the perpetrators claim that together with two other persons, the police officer went to the apartment, asking for money and precious items, and threatened them.
Residents told media that there is illegal trade of cigarettes in the area.
The victim is reportedly serving in the Department of “Sports Violence” of Greek Police.
The victim is hospitalized.
The perpetrators have been arrested and filed a lawsuit against the police officer for robbery.
Police investigates the real causes of the incident.