Crete: Farmers receive ten-year prison sentences for arson

Two farmers who were found guilty of arson by the Felony Appeal Court of Crete have received ten-year prison sentences for arson.

According to the court, the two farmers were responsible for a major fire that broke in the Platanes community in the municipality of Agios Vasilios near Rethymno on the 28th of July in 2011, which burned over 30,000 acres of trees.

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