The TV presenter was unanimously found not guilty of the charges of inciting and offering to commit a crime, criminal organization, attempted extortion, criminal conspiracy in an explosion with an explosive device and aggravated assault.
A suspended sentence of 26 months’ imprisonment was imposed by the Joint Jury on Menio Fourthiotiswho was found guilty of moral turpitude in serial illegal carrying of weapons and making a false report to authorities – charges related to the staged attacks outside the TV host’s home in April 2021.
The court sentenced the two co-accused of Fourthiotis as the natural perpetrators of the attacks – to 32 months in prison for one, and 29 months for the second – ordering their release for the case. The defendants who had been arrested after the attack on the presenter’s house, as they had shot at the police officers, were unanimously found guilty of gun possession and by a majority guilty of distinguished carrying and gun possession jointly and severally. The judges unanimously acquitted the TV presenter’s two co-accused on other charges they were facing, including those related to attempted murder of police officers.
Finally, they unanimously acquitted the fourth accused, who was mainly facing drug possession offences, not guilty of all offences.
THE TV presenter he was unanimously found not guilty of the charges of inciting and offering to commit a crime, criminal organization, attempted extortion, moral complicity in an explosion with an explosive device and aggravated battery, while he was given the reduced sentence of life in prison.
In their statements, the defendants’ lawyers, Konstantinos Gogos and Sotiria Anastasopoulou, emphasized that the court acquitted their principals of almost all the crimes they were facing.
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