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Five minors remanded in custody for gang rape of 15-year-old

Two minors, members of a gang of minors who allegedly sexually abused a 15-year old boy in Ilion, east Athens, have been remanded in custody on Tuesday after they testified to the juvenile investigator. The number of minors in custody for the systematic gang rape rises to five, as another …

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Thessaloniki: 29-year-old son beats and stabs mother to death

A 29-year-old son brutally beat and stabbed to death his 60-year-old mother in her home in Kalamaria district of Thessaloniki on Wednesday afternoon. Neighbors said that they heard voices and noises from the apartment short before 4 o’ clock and called the police. Police officers and ambulance rescuers were confronted …

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Police officer who shot Roma boy released from custody

The 34-year-old police officer accused of the fatal shooting of 16-year-old roma boy Kostas Fragoulis beginning of the month has been released from custody on condition that he will not leave the country. The decision of the officer’s release was announced on Monday by the Judicial council in Thessaloniki. The …

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Court rules compensation to relatives of Mati disaster victim

An Athens court has ruled that the state must pay 300,000 euros in emotional distress damages to the relatives of a 77-year-old woman who died in the eastern Attica wildfires of Mati on 23 July 2018. Five relatives of the victim, who died after leaving her home in the settlement …

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Protests and clashes with police after death of Roma boy

Carrying banners and shouting “Murderers” thousands of Greeks protest in Athens, Thessaloniki and other cities for the death of 16-year-old Kostas Fragoulis, an unarmed Roma boy shot in the head by a police officer.   At the time, angry members of Roma communities across the country have started fires and …

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