In court, when asked by investigators about his profession, Maziotis replied that he was a revolutionary, but refused to say his name. The investigator gave him time until Monday, 1.30 pm, to prepare his defence speech.
The locals call it the "Butterfly Island" because of its specific shape. It can also be called "the island loved by winds" because the sea surrounding its beaches is calm and unmoved by northern winds.
Twelve photographs of Nikos Maziotis, arrested in the centre of Athens on Wednesday, were released by the police after a prosecutor's order. Four of them show the terrorist walking calmly in Athens, and eight were taken by the security cameras.
The incident occurred on Wednesday, in the early morning. The victim was walking back home when a man approached and offered her a ride in his car. The woman refused, which provoked a reaction from the perpetrator. First he attacked her verbally, and later physically, by squeezing her throat and hitting her with his fists.
In our southern neighbour there is a great demand for cheap labour which is why it has become one of the top destinations for human trafficking from Bulgaria, as stated by chief expert of the Commission Dobriana Petkova.