Another one of Christodoulos Xeros’ associates was arrested on Wednesday, January 21 by officers of the Greek Anti-terrorist Unit in Glyfada, Athens. A warrant for his arrest had been issued by the Greek magistrate, on the charges of belonging and participating in a terrorist organization, as well as aggravated burglary.
The man arrested was 23 years old and according to evidence from police investigation, he would have been the terrorist group’s driver in the planned attack in Korydallos prison.
The 23-year-old is being accused of stealing a private vehicle that was found in Egaleo, Athens after Christodoulos Xeros’ arrest. On Thursday morning, the young man will be led before the magistrate who is in charge of the case.
On January 14, Greek police arrested two more people who were allegedly helping Christodoulos Xeros. The 54-year-old Greek and 37-year-old Albanian were arrested after a police operation in Kalamata, Peloponnese. Police had issued a warrant on the two men on charges of participating in a terrorist organization, terrorist acts, manufacturing, supply and possession of explosives, illegal military arms possession and other crimes.
Xeros is already serving multiple life terms for his involvement in Greece’s most active and dangerous terrorist group, November 17. Xeros had escaped a year ago by disappearing during a prison leave. He was arrested on January 3, 2015.
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