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Zakynthos: Four years in prison for arsonist

On Wednesday, the Three-Member Court of Zakynthos handed down a four year prison sentence without suspension and without the right of appeal for the charge of arson.

According to police sources, the individual started a fire on a plot of land in the village of Pantokratora, resulting in the burning of more than 2 acres of low vegetation.

Firefighters rushed to the scene and stopped the fire from reaching neighbouring properties.

The accused was taken to Korydallos prison on Thursday morning.

READ MORE: Five villages in Vilia evacuated due to fire threat.


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