Famous Norwegian detained in Lesvos on espionage charges, released


Famous Norwegian photographer Knut Bry, 75, who was detained last week on the island of Lesvos on espionage charges, was released from custody on Monday.

Bry was detained on March 16 by a Hellenic Coast Guard officer for photographing vessels of the Greek Navy and of the Hellenic Coast Guard docked at the island's main port of Mytilini.

The photographer was released on a 4,000-euro bail and on condition of informing Greek port and police authorities each time he arrives at - or leaves from Greece.