A gang's 'multistore' outside AUEB

The attack on plainclothes policemen took place on the afternoon of last September 14, only eight days after Hellenic Police (ELAS) had started monitoring the foreigners who were using the main building of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) as their launchpad to sell drugs, contraband cigarettes and imitation brand items on the streets around the university.

At 3:30 p.m., and with the policemen mistakenly thinking they had not be spotted, about 50 anarchists wearing full-face helmets or hoods attacked the policemen with rocks, broken marble pieces and wooden sticks.

According to plainclothes police accounts, the attack was organized and coordinated by a 46-year-old from Bangladesh and a 43-year-old Senegalese. These two foreign citizens controlled the illicit trade inside and around AUEB an d had pointed out the "undercover" policemen to the...

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