The National Authority for Assisted Reproduction has decided to revoke the operating license of the assisted reproduction clinic in Chania that is at the center of a judicial investigation into a case of infant trafficking and illegal adoptions.

In the relevant decision, which was published in the Official Gazette of the Greek Republic on September 14, with sheet number 5466, it is also defined the immediate transfer of the clinic’s genetic material to a specially designed area at the general hospital of Chania.

At the same time, the transfer of the clinic’s files and those connected to the laboratory, as well as those who had resorted to the clinic’s services either for cryopreservation of genetic material or for assisted reproduction, to the Chania hospital and their storage in a safe place in cooperation with the Ministry is also progressing. Health and the supervised entities.

The relevant gazette was published by the lawyer of Chania, Maria Papadaki, who represents couples affected by the alleged acts.

It is recalled that eight people are accused of the case while four have been remanded in custody, among them the 73-year-old gynecologist, owner of the clinic and alleged leader of the ring, and the 44-year-old embryologist, alleged deputy leader.