At midday, the Hieromonk Archimandrite of the Diocese of Hydra, Spetses and Aegina, who serves in the village of Ermionida in Argolis, and who was arrested in the early hours of Saturday, June 3, by police officers of the Hermionida Police Department, passed the door of the Magistrate’s Palace in Nafplion.

A case was filed against him for sexual indecency and he was taken to apologize to an investigator and prosecutor for the acts he is accused of.

The archimandrite is accused that sent to a minoro, through a social networking application, videos with obscene content.

According to information, the priest claimed that the video accidentally sent it to the 12 year old and that he had another recipient.

From the police were confiscated -3- mobile phones and computer of the priest, which from their examination in the EL.AS laboratories. are expected to shed further light on the case and his action.

The preliminary investigation continues by the Nafplio Security Department.

Earlier, the Holy Diocese of Hydra, Spetses and Aegina also issued an announcement mentioning the name of the priest:

The announcement states:

“The Holy Metropolis of Hydra, Spetses & Aegina announces that a cleric of the so-called Holy Metropolis has been put on holiday as a clarification of his case for an offense prosecuted by the Penal Code and at the same time by the Holy Canon of the Church”.