Former soccer club chief arrested

The former president of Olympiakos Volou soccer club, Achilleas Beos (photo), was arrested on Wednesday, following a lawsuit filed against him by lawyer Alexis Kougias, Skai reported.

According to the lawsuit, Beos allegedly threatened and insulted the prominent lawyer who is expected to appear as a witness in a trial scheduled to take place at a misdemeanors court in Athens on January 8.

At the trial, Beos is facing chages of extortion against former soccer referee, Giorgos Daloukas.

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