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One dead, eight injured in inmate fight in Korydallos prison

One man died and eight others were injured after a fight between two groups of inmates broke out in the psychiatric unit of maximum-security prison Korydallos in Athens late on Thursday. The inmates had make-shift knives, media report. The fight broke out between Albanian, Russian-speaking Greeks and Georgian inmates. The …

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Convicted 17November terrorist Koufodinas returns to prison

Dimitris Koufodinas, the convicted gunman of terror organization 17 November, returned to prison following a 48-hour-furlough. Koufodinas arrived at Korydallos prison an hour and a half  ahead of the Saturday noon deadline, accompanied by his wife and son. He looked relaxed and waved to the press. Koufodinas, 59, is serving …

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Athens: explosive mechanism placed outside tax office; police defuses bomb

A device with eight kilograms explosives was placed outside the tax office in Korydallos suburb of western Athens where Greece’s largest prison is located. Two warning phone calls to media outlets set police on alert. An anonymous phone call at 11:22 to private Mega TV and another to news website …

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Greek tycoon Lavrentiadis in Kolydallos prison over Proton Bank embezzlement

After three days wandering from hospital to hospital, entrepreneur Lavrentis Lavrentiadis entered a cell in Korydallos prison in Athens on Monday. Supported by three policemen, Lavrentiadis entered Korydallos main entrance limping. He has been suffering from rheumatoid arthritis since several decades. Although arrested on Thursday, Lavrentiadis claimed health problems and spent the last …

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Prison Break Greek -Style: Smoked Salmon & 5* Ward for VIP-Prisoners?

If these allegations proof to be true, then this must be the ultimate Greek-style prison break! Antonis Aravantinos, chief of police prison guards told a relevant parliamentary committee that ex heavy weights of politics, business, sports and life-style, currently in prison, enjoy a lavish life even behind bars. “There is a 5***** …

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