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Police are seeking the armoury and other hiding places of terrorists

05 February 2013 / 18:02:33  GRReporter
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The Greek police are seeking a new hiding place, where the armoury of those apprehended for the bank robbery in Velvendo is supposed to have been hidden. The authorities do not exclude the possibility of it being located in northern Greece and therefore, the investigation is underway in this region of the country.

Members of the anti-terror forces are still gathering evidence linking the unsuccessful armed robbery with the bomb in "The Mall Athens".

The police laboratories are examining the objects that have been found in the hiding place in the metropolitan suburb of Halandri, the most important among them being two large plastic bags of a large commercial chain, which are identical to the bags, in which the explosive device was brought to the shopping centre two weeks ago.

The police are searching for biological material or other evidence that could provide some information without accepting the bags as sufficient evidence.

At the same time, authorities believe they are a step away from finding a new stash of the attackers and their associates. According to Ethnos newspaper, an invoice for 1m of a tape with the following inscription in blue letters on it: "Tax Consultant Athens", has been found in the hiding place in Halandri. They are also investigating a similar tape with an inscription with dimensions of 1.70 m, which reads: "Tax Consultant Athens Athanasios Onefros".

According to the investigating officers, these two signs can direct them to at least one of the hiding places of the third generation of terrorists. They believe that one of the two lodgings is to conceal the existence of the other one. The second tape is supposed to have been stuck to a car in order to mask their trips.

The third important finding of the authorities is a mobile phone. They are now analysing the dialled and received calls, the messages and other data it contains.

The police, however, have not confirmed this information at least not yet.

The authorities are also analyzing the testimony of the neighbours in the residential building in Halandri, according to whom other youths had come to the hiding place as well. They said they had often seen a girl too.

Among the other items, about which GRReporter wrote yesterday, are the following books:

"The Unseen" by Nani Balestrini, who was one of the founding members of the Italian radical left group "Workers’ Power" and a part of the "Workers’ Autonomy" group in 1973. On 7 April 1979, he was charged with establishing a subversive organization, an armed gang and involvement in 19 murders, including that of Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro. In 1984, the criminal proceedings against him were discontinued.

"Expropriations in supermarkets - War against the bosses", which is a brochure, describing 50 such "expropriations", i.e. thefts from supermarkets and the subsequent distribution of the stolen products by anarchists.

"Fire and gunpowder: From Indonesia to Chile", published by members of "Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei", who are currently in jail.

"Genova Libera: the rebel against global domination and international reform" – a text which was circulated in Athens in the form of a manifesto and then, published in a pamphlet of the same name.

"Terrorism" by Sotiris Kostopoulos, published in December 1986.

"One page, one bullet, one page, one bullet / The history of Action Directe: History, texts and interviews", collection.

"The diary of roads", published on 13 July 2012, which includes all cases of assuming responsibility for various terrorist attacks and other texts by "Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei ".

The lodging was rented by Nikos Romanos, who used a fake identity card. According to his mother, writer Pavlina Nasiutzik, the 20-year-old youth changed his view of life on the night of the murder of his friend Alexis Grigoropoulos on 6 December 2008. "It all started then", she said in an interview for Alpha TV, stating that she was proud of her son, "who is fighting an illegitimate and rotten society" and that she would protect him "to the last drop of my blood".

This "revolutionary" side of Pavlina Nasiutzik is not evident in her best-selling novels entitled "Mothers of the northern suburbs" and "Mykonos blues". She describes in them at first hand the lifestyle in the rich northern suburbs of Athens and the popular Greek island that has nothing to do with the ideology of her son and his comrades. The only common element is the place: the children of the rich rent the lodgings, where they are planning their attacks not very far from their homes.

While the investigation is going on, the defenders of the detainees who are accused of involvement in the terrorist "Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei" group have been continuously turning the public dialogue to the wounds on their faces. According to the defenders and their families, the "children" as they call them, were beaten at the police station and the wounds were not the result of self-defence.

Following the parents of Andreas - Dimitris Bourzoukous, who said that they were proud of their son and defined the entire family as anarchists, now the mother of the "shooter" Ioannis Michailidis has said that her son was a "political prisoner".

The Athens prosecutor's office has ordered an investigation of the case.


Tags: Crime newsTerrorismConspiracy of Fire NucleiHiding placesNorthern suburbs
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