The 11-year-old Russian boy, who was visiting the island of Crete with his parents, and repeatedly stabbed, allegedly by a 20-year-old Dutch hotel employee after the boy said he tried to get back his stolen laptop.
This tragic news has caused uproar in Russia. Many journalists are broadcasting the news, which has spread.
The 20-year-old Dutch will face judicial authorities on the morning of May 16, while Russian television media are expected in the Courthouse in Heraklion, Crete to provide more coverage.
On the Greek side, everything possible is being done so that the incident will have the least possible impact on tourism. The Hellenic Police apprehended the suspect quickly, while the Greek hoteliers are paying all the family’s expenses so that they can be with their child.
The Greek Minister for Health, Andreas Lykourentzos, will visit the hospital in Athens, where the 11-year-old is being treated.