Father arrested for forcing son and other children to beg

27 December 2016
805 Views

Officers of the Greek Police’s Dias motorcycle unit said on Tuesday they had arrested a 34-year-old Romanian national on people trafficking charges and for exposing minors to danger, including his own son, by forcing them to beg.

According to reports, a minor was seen coming out of a van driven by the suspect before begging at a traffic light in Voula, southern Athens.

The suspect was arrested and an investigation revealed that the minor was his son and that the 34-year-old transported several children in his van on a daily basis to various parts of Athens with the purpose of begging. The man appeared before a prosecutor on Tuesday.

You may be interested

BBC: The last speakers of Ancient Sparta
GREECE
shares40 views
GREECE
shares40 views

BBC: The last speakers of Ancient Sparta

Panos - Feb 26, 2021

As you enter the mountainous village of Pera Melana in Greece’s southern Peloponnese peninsula, you’re likely to hear the roar of…

Coronavirus Greece: 1,784 new cases, 367 intubated, 39 deaths
GREECE
shares59 views
GREECE
shares59 views

Coronavirus Greece: 1,784 new cases, 367 intubated, 39 deaths

Panos - Feb 26, 2021

Greece announced today that the new laboratory confirmed cases of the disease recorded in the last 24 hours are 1,784, of…

60% of Greeks say they feel worse due to Covid-19 lockdown
GREECE
shares49 views
GREECE
shares49 views

60% of Greeks say they feel worse due to Covid-19 lockdown

Panos - Feb 26, 2021

Greeks say their daily lives have become worse after a year of experiencing the Covid-19 lockdown measures. A survey conducted by Focus…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.