N17 terrorist Xeros caught after 12 months on the run

Convicted November 17 terrorist Christodoulos Xeros has been recaptured a year after he disappered.

Skai TV said that the Xiros was caught by members of the anti-terrorism squad near Anavyssos, southeast of Athens.

Xeros had been on the run since January 2014, when he failed to return to Korydallos Prison after being released on furlough.

Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias confirmed Xeros’s arrest on Twitter and praised the polce.