Businessman’s debt hearing extended to Friday

Businessman Giorgos Kouris, 77, publisher of Avriani newspaper and owner of now-defunct Alter TV, who was was arrested on Tuesday over debts to the state was given until Friday to prepare his defense.

Kouris was released on bail in May last year after being arrested in connection with a 1.5-million-euro debt owed by Alter.

His arrest on Tuesday concerns a separate debt.