Police raid Athens apartment rented by alleged Maziotis accomplice

Police have raided and apartment in Athens they believe was used by an accomplice of Nikos Maziotis, the terrorist arrested last month.

The property in Patissia had been rented by Giorgos Petrakakos. The 35-year-old has been wanted by police since they arrested Maziotis, who headed the Revolutionary Struggle urban guerrilla group, in mid-July in Monastiraki.

The police had the apartment under surveillance for several days but decided to force their way in on Tuesday morning after nobody came in or out of the property while officers were watching. The property was said to be empty.