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Pimping of 12-year-old in Kolonos: Outrage after prosecutor proposes acquittal on rape charges for main defendant

Outrage on social media in Greece, after the prosecutor requested the acquittal of 55-year-old businessman Ilias Michos of charges alleging the rape of a 12-year-old girl in downtown Kolonos district of Athens, as well as the charges of coercive pimping and collection of prostitution earnings, citing insufficient evidence. In contrast, …

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Man arrested for sexually abusing his partner’s minor daughter

Greek police has arrested a 56-year-old man after his partner and her teenager daughter accused him of raping the child since she was 8 years old. Mother and daughter appeared at the local police station in Patisia district of Athens and filed a complaint against the man who is an …

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23-year-old man arrested for rape of Irish tourist on Rhodes

Police on the island of Rhodes arrested 23-year-old local man  who is accused of the rape of a 20-year-old Irish woman in Faliraki on Monday. The 23-year-old was arrested on Wednesday noon by police officers who were handling the case, after the complaint of the young tourist. According to what …

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8 more men arrested in Colonos rape and pimping case of a minor

Greek Police arrested another eight men over the last two days involved in the rape of the 12-year-old girl in Colonos that was pimped by a neighbor. Seven men, 2 Greeks and 5 foreign nationals aged 20 to 52, were arrested on Thursday and were brought to prosecutor on Friday. …

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Austrian man arrested for raping 15-year-old boy

An Austrian man was arrested in eastern Peloponnese, for the rape of a 15-year-old boy, He was teaching the victim German in private lessons. According to local media argolikeseidhseis.gr, the 59-year-old gave private German lessons to the child since a month in the area of Ermionida. In an announcement the …

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Three Greeks, two foreigners arrested for sexual abuse of minor girl

Greek police arrested five more men linked to the sexual abuse and pimping of a 12-year-old girl from the Athens district of Kolonos. The suspects are three Greek men aged 65, 49 and 44 and two foreigners, Pakistani nationals, aged 50 and 23, media report citing police sources. Among the …

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Actor sentenced for two cases of attempted rape; free until appeal in court,

Well-known actor and director Petros Flippidis was sentenced to 8 years in jail on remand over two charges of attempted rape by an Athens Mixed Jury Court on Wednesday. He was unanimously acquitted for serial rape of a single person due to “doubts.” The court rejected mitigating circumstances, and released …

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Police officers charged with raping woman at Athens police station

Two police officers of the DIAS motorcycle squad were charged with raping a 19-year-old woman in Omonia police station in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The two men, aged 24 and 27, were arrested by the police’s internal affairs unit on Friday morning who is leading the investigation. Both …

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Domestic violence: Man abducts ex wife, rapes her and sets her hair on fire

A 28-year-old woman experienced the sheer horror when the ex husband abducted her, beat her and raped her and threatened to set her on fire thus put her hair on fire with a lighter. The new shocking case of domestic violence took place in Corinth, north-eastern Peloponnese, when the 33-year-old …

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UPDATE Court finds ex National Theater director Dimitris Lignadis guilty in 2 of 4 rape cases

The Mixed Jury Court in Athens found the former director of National Theater, Dimitris Lignadis, guilty for two of four rape cases on Wednesday. The ruling was decided with a majority of votes. The defendant was in trial for the sexual abuse of three minors and one young adult man. …

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Soccer player Semedo arrested in Athens over rape allegations; Olympiakos’ reaction

A well-known Portuguese football player at a team of the Greek Super League, was brought before a public prosecutor on Monday on charges of raping a 17-year-old girl. Olympiakos FC defender Ruben Semedo was arrested and brought before a public prosecutor on Monday on charges of raping a 17-year-old girl. …

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#MeToo: Well-known comedian charged with rape and attempted rape

Prosecutor authorities pressed three felony charges against well-known Greek comedian Petros Filippidis on Wednesday. The 57-year-old actor is being accused with one rape and two to attempted cases of rapes. Filippidis denies the charges. The accusations came by three actresses. Investigation against the actor began with the assistance of the …

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