Tagged: Arrest

Police arrest 30 suspects in major operation across Greecce

A major police operation is currently underway in Attica, Thessaloniki and other cities across the country, which has targeted two major criminal organizations that are mainly focused on robberies and break-ins. So far 30 suspects have been arrested and over 50 houses and hideouts are currently under investigation. The police have seized huge sums of […]

Former president of Red Cross and “Henry Dunant” hospital arrested

The police announced the arrest of the former president of the Red Cross and Henry Dunant hospital Andreas Martinis and his wife Georgia Martini on Monday evening. According to reports, the couple was arrested over allegations of embezzlement against the Henry Dunant Charity and money laundering. The two suspects will address the charges before a […]

Refugees attempt en masse to cross over into FYROM on Clean Monday

A group of hundreds of refugees attempted to cross over into FYROM on Clean Monday, unable to bear the living conditions at the camp in Idomeni. It appears that a rumor regarding an opening in the border in the nearby Chamilo village prompted many of the refugees. Greek authorities were caught by surprise and unable […]

Swedish jihadist, who was arrested in northern Greece, was on EU suspect list

A Bosnian-born Swede who was arrested in northern Greece last week on suspicion of attempting to reach Syria to join ISIS jihadists had been listed on the Schengen Information System as a potential terrorist suspect but Swedish authorities failed to alert their European counterparts. Mirsad Bektasevic, 29, was arrested in Evros along with an unidentified […]

Woman arrested in northern Greece for suspected links to ISIS

A woman of Swiss-Egyptian nationality was arrested and was being detained at the police headquarters in the northeastern Greek city of Alexandroupolis on Thursday, due to suspected links with jihadist militant group ISIS. The woman was arrested while trying to pass from the Greek border into Turkey with her four-year-old son. According to sources, she […]

Cocaine trafficker arrested in Thessaloniki

One of the most wanted persons for trafficking cocaine to Europe was arrested in Thessaloniki. It is a 39-year old person of British nationality against whom a European arrest warrant had been issued for drug trafficking and participation in a multimember criminal organization which he allegedly led. According to the police, the ring was transferring […]

Honduras detains Syrians bound for US with Greek doctored passports

Honduran authorities said on Wednesday they had intercepted six Syrian nationals traveling on doctored Greek passports in the past week, including five who had been trying to reach the United States. Police said there were no signs of any links to last week’s deadly attacks in Paris that killed 129 people. Islamic State claimed responsibility […]