Tagged: Man

Patra man, 22, found hanged on his balcony

A 22-year-old student hung himself from a fourth-floor apartment balcony in Patra, in the Peloponnese, on Saturday, in an apparent suicide. According to reports, a neighbor saw the man, who was hanging from the awning’s metal frame from a belt attached to his neck, and notified the authorities. The identity of the victim has not […]

Man, 46, charged with raping daughter, friend

Police in Patra, western Greece, arrested a 46-year-old man Friday on charges he repeatedly raped his teenage daughter and her female friend, and for molesting a young male. According to police, the incidents took place from September to December in 2015. His daughter was 16, her friend was 14, while the male, who was from […]

Man arrested with 2.5 kilos of cocaine at Athens Airport

A man was arrested on Monday at Athens International Airport for attempting to smuggle 2.5 kilos of cocaine concealed in his suitcase into Greece. The suspect, a 30-year-old Lithuanian national, had traveled from Rio in Brazil via Zurich. An investigation revealed he was part of an international drug smuggling network supplying drugs from Latin America […]

Man opens fire on police in Omonia

Police exchanged gunfire in central Omonia Square with a man “acting suspiciously” on Saturday morning, authorities said. According to reports, the man, a foreign national, allegedly opened fire on police, injuring one officer, after refusing to stop for questioning while walking down the street. Police said they fired back and eventually caught up with the […]

Special guard suspended after accosting, threatening Libyan man

A special guard with the Greek Police has been suspended from duty after allegedly accosting and threatening a Libyan man in downtown Athens in the early hours of Sunday. The 26-year-old off-duty officer was under the influence of alcohol when he allegedly approached two young men on Kerameikou Square and demanded that one of the […]

Man faces charges human trafficking, rape charges

A 42-year-old Bulgarian man is facing charges of human trafficking and rape after allegedly keeping a 25-year-old Bulgarian woman in a shipping container against her will and repeatedly raping her. Authorities said the victim had agreed to work with the suspect doing farm work near Kilkis, in northern Greece, but he withheld her wages and […]

Moroccan man arrested at Lesvos hot spot for knifing countryman

Police at a refugee and migrant processing center, or hot spot, on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos on Monday arrested a 27-year-old Moroccan man for allegedly knifing and injuring a fellow countryman, aged 24. According to police, the suspect attacked the victim in order to rob him. Both men were residents of the migrant […]

Police wait for ID of dead Cyprus hit man

Greek police are waiting for a positive identification of an Albanian man who was killed in a shootout with Cypriot police after assassinating a prominent businessman and two other people on Thursday, as they believe he may be the same man arrested three years ago in Athens over an earlier attempt on the businessman’s life. […]

Man in Limassol injured by Easter fireworks

Despite the numerous warnings and police efforts regarding the dangers of firecrackers, a 23-year old man in Limassol has been rushed to hospital with injuries caused by the misuse of a firecracker. The young man was injured early this morning while attempting to set off a firecracker in a church courtyard in Limassol. The incident […]

Man arrested over forged documents

A 48-year-old man from Bangladesh was arrested on Thursday and charged over allegedly making and selling forged identification and travel documents in the area of Kaminia, a suburb of Piraeus. According to initial reports, the man is believed to have provided forged documents to undocumented refugees and migrants wishing to reside in Greece or travel […]