Two arrested on arson charges over forest fires in Peloponnese


Police on Monday arrested two men on arson charges in connection with a spate of wildfires in Ileia, in the Peloponnese, on the weekend.

The two Greek men, aged 21 and 29, are believed to have set two forest fires on Sunday.

They are also being questioned In connection with another three blazes on forestland and agricultural cultivations. 

They were to face a prosecutor in Amaliada later in the day.