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Police officer suspended, 4 under probe for mistreating elderly migrant in Moria

Internal administrative investigation against four policemen had been launched for the incident in Moria camp, Greek Police announced Saturday afternoon.

Video footage uploaded on Friday, shows one policeman shockingly vulgar attacking an elderly migrant woman waiting for her meal. the policeman wears civilian clothes, while three other policemen in uniform watch the brutal incident without reaction.

The four policemen are immediately called back to their stations of duty in Attica, Edessa and Ioannina by order of the chief of Greek Police, Lieutenant General Aristidis Andrikopoulos the statement said.

Furthermore the policeman who verbally attacked the woman is suspended from duty.

Suspension of the other three will be decided in the framework of investigation.

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