Greek cop arrested for robbing illegal immigrants about to be deported

Greek cop arrested for robbing illegal immigrants about to be deported 1

A Greek police officer was arrested by Internal Affairs Service after it was alleged he was stealing money from the  luggage of illegal immigrants who were in the PROKETA Centre held for deportation.

According to national broadcaster ERT, the movements of the police officer were noticed by a colleague who informed the chief police officer, prompting action by officers from Internal Affairs.

During the investigation the accused police officer was found to have stolen 600 euros, explaining he was a gambling addict and needed the money to pay for his addiction.

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