Greek soldiers held in Turkey could face 5 years in prison, Adadolu agency reports!

27 March 2018
955 Views

The two Greek servicemen being held in a maximum security prison in Turkey could be facing up to 5 years in prison, according to Turkish state-run news Agency Anadolu.

“There is concrete evidence that there are strong suspicions about the crime committed by the suspects, there is the view that they will flee Turkey if they are released because they have no permanent residence in Turkey.

The evidence has not yet been collected. There is a perception that the crimes they have committed may change as the digital material research continues”, Anadolu reports.

The news agency goes on to point out the reasoning behind the court’s ruling to extend the detention of the two Greek servicemen.

“Considering that the action was carried out by military personnel, the way it was done and that the highest penalty imposed by the law is five years, the measure of detention is within the limits of discretion, and the court justly decided the continuation of their detention, while there will be no change in the terms of their detention”, the court said.

You may be interested

Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority extends Covid-19 directives until December 7 and 14
GREECE
shares10 views
GREECE
shares10 views

Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority extends Covid-19 directives until December 7 and 14

Panos - Dec 01, 2020

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) extended the Covid-19 directives for domestic flights until Monday 7 December 2020 and for…

U.S. Ambassador to Greece Pyatt: The path to the acquisition of the F-35 is a multi-year process
GREECE
shares10 views
GREECE
shares10 views

U.S. Ambassador to Greece Pyatt: The path to the acquisition of the F-35 is a multi-year process

Panos - Dec 01, 2020

U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey R. Pyatt said in a message that the US defence relationship with Greece is at…

Greece confirms 1,044 new coronavirus cases on Monday, 85 fatalities; 600 in ICUs
GREECE
shares22 views
GREECE
shares22 views

Greece confirms 1,044 new coronavirus cases on Monday, 85 fatalities; 600 in ICUs

Panos - Dec 01, 2020

Greece confirmed 1,044 new coronavirus cases on Monday, of which 9 were identified at the country's entry points, said the…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.