Prosecutor orders probe into claims of police misconduct


The head of the Athens Prosecutor’s Office, Sotiria Papageorgakopoulou, ordered on Monday a preliminary investigation into reports of police misconduct during a motorcycle patrol in the Athens suburb of Nea Smyrni on Sunday.
The inquiry has been assigned to the head of Criminal Prosecution, Nikos Ornerakis, who will investigate these claims.

Police have also ordered an administrative inquiry in response to the claims.