Prosecutor proposes life imprisonment for five in Noor1 case

27 July 2016
748 Views

The prosecutor at the Felony Appeal Court of Piraeus has proposed life imprisonment for five defendants in the Noor1 case involving 2.1 tons of heroin.
Specifically, the prosecutor has proposed life imprisonment plus ten years and a 1 million euro fine for a 42-year-old ship owner who appears to be actively involved in the transportation of the 2.1 tons of heroin and the freight forwarder known as ‘Captain George’.

The prosecutor has also proposed a sentence of life imprisonment plus ten years and a 500,000 euro fine for three of the four men of Turkish origin who were arrested at a warehouse in Koropi where a large quantity of the drugs were seized. The other man may face 12 years imprisonment for abetting.
Furthermore, the prosecutor has proposed a 20-year sentence and 100,000 euro fine for the Iranian man who appears to have accompanied the narcotics on the ship journey. Two other associates of the 42-year-old ship owner may face 12 years, while another 20 years for his participation in the drug smuggling.

Three Greek businessmen who are involved with the ownership, rental and commercial use of the Noor1 may face and who have already been found guilty of abetting a criminal may face 12 years imprisonment. The Turkish truck driver who was arrested in Piraeus and is facing charges of joining a criminal organization may five ten years.

The courts will announce its final verdict on the sentences on Tuesday 2 August. Of the 32 people who stood trial in the Noor1 case, 18 were recently found innocent.

You may be interested

The first Aegean Hawk S-70 helicopter was delivered to the Hellenic Navy by Aeroservices
GREECE
shares33 views
GREECE
shares33 views

The first Aegean Hawk S-70 helicopter was delivered to the Hellenic Navy by Aeroservices

Panos - May 07, 2021

The first upgraded Aegean Hawk S-70 helicopter was delivered to the Hellenic Navy today, Thursday 6 May. The work on…

Foreigners looking to buy Greek property amid Covid-19 pandemic
FINANCE
shares44 views
FINANCE
shares44 views

Foreigners looking to buy Greek property amid Covid-19 pandemic

Panos - May 07, 2021

Despite the pandemic, the demand for a permanent holiday home in selected destinations in Greece by foreigners is on the…

Greek Taxisnet services not available for citizens over weekend
FINANCE
shares39 views
FINANCE
shares39 views

Greek Taxisnet services not available for citizens over weekend

Panos - May 07, 2021

Online services on the Taxisnet platform system will not be available to taxpayers over the weekend due to scheduled upgrading.…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.