Five arrested over attack on Syriza MP


Kostas Syriza MP

Five people have been arrested by the police for an attack on SYRIZA MP Petros Konstantineas after the end of a football match a few metres away from the stadium.

In particular, after the attack on the MP, police rounded up to 11 people, of whom five were arrested. They are two 26-year-olds, a 36-year-old, a 37-year-old and a 63-year-old.

According to information, police investigations continue to identify others who might be involved in the attack.

As far as the health of the MP is concerned, he has minor injuries, but the doctors recommended he should stay in the hospital for precautionary reasons.

In statements made to ANT1 news, Konstantinos said he was attacked by up to 30 people who are far-right supporters who were against his position on the renaming of FYROM and the Prespa agreement.