Man, 69, arrested over possession of illicit antiquities


A 69-year-old man was arrested in Neo Xeria, in Kavala northern Greece, on Monday, for being in possession of illegal antiquities, Greek police announced on Tuesday.

The arrest was made as part of a crackdown on illicit antiquities trading in the area.

According to reports, a police operation at the suspect's home led to the discovery of a large number of items, including over 715 ancient Greek and Roman coins, 5 vases and an Ottoman manuscript.