Security at prisons across the country has reportedly passed into the hands of the higher echelons of the Greek Police (ELAS).
According to reliable sources, a senior ELAS official, Major General Spyros Sklavos, was appointed to the leadership of the department tasked with the external security of prisons just a few days ago.
Greek police on Wednesday were investigating the fatal shooting of one man and the injury of another at Agia Paraskevi Square in the Athens district of Patissia.
According to reports, the incident occurred at around 3 a.m. The victim was a 44-year-old Greek while the injured man was a foreign national, who was hospitalized.