Turkish militant to remain in Greece, says court

Turkish militant to remain in Greece, says court

Hasan Biber, wanted in Turkey in connection to attacks claimed by the outlawed leftist Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP-C), should not be extradited from Greece to his homeland, the Supreme Court in Athens ruled on Friday.

The judges overturned an earlier decision by a Piraeus court, which deemed that Biber should return to Turkey to face trial.

The suspect was arrested off the coast of Chios when coast guard officers boarded a speedboat and found guns and explosives on board.

A total of eight people were arrested. Biber, 55, is suspected carrying out a raid on the headquarters of the ruling AK Party in March. He has also been linked to a hand grenade attack at the Justice Ministry in the same month.

Πηγή: ekathimerini.com

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