Athens court

Police find drugs, pistol, taser in Sfakianakis’ car

An Athens court on Monday gave pop singer Notis Sfakianakis until Wednesday to prepare his defense after he was arrested on Sunday evening on charges of possessing a small quantity of cocaine and an unlicensed pistol. 

He was arrested in the southern Athens suburb of Elliniko during a routine check of his car for compliance with coronavirus restrictions by motorists.

Business owners flouting Covid-19 restrictions slapped with jail time, fines

The owners of two businesses that flouted restrictions imposed by the government to contain the spread of the new coronavirus were found guilty by an Athens court on Tuesday. They were each fined 300 euros and convicted to a year in prison from a maximum sentence of five years.

Three convicts get life terms for killing lawyer

An Athens court handed life terms to three Albanian convicts on Thursday after finding them guilty of the murder of Athens lawyer Michalis Zafeiropoulos in 2017.

Following a prosecutor's proposal for an exemplary punishment, the court sentenced Ibrahim Brahimai, who shot the lawyer, to life, plus an additional 11 years.

Judicial officials pave way for eviction of anarchists from Vox cafe

Judicial officials have given the go-ahead for the eviction of anarchists from the Vox cafe in the capital's downtown Exarchia district, the unofficial headquarters of the anarchist group Rouvikonas, known for their attacks of vandalism against government, business and foreign diplomatic targets, Kathimerini has learned.