The trial of the defendants in the case of the 12-year-old girl from Colonos, a victim of sexual violence and exploitation, begins tomorrow.

The main defendants in this case are Ilias Michos and the 37-year-old mother of the minor, while a total of 26 defendants will sit in the dock.

In particular, according to the will of the Council of Misdemeanors (number 2865/2023) the two protagonists of what the 12-year-old girl experienced will sit in court for serious offenses involving sexual violence and prostitution of the child.

So Ilias Michos will be tried for rape of the girl as well as for aggravated pimping of the minor child, while the 37-year-old mother, who was remanded for aggravated pimping, will also be held accountable for the additional charge of the aggravated case of pornography of a minor.

In the will, the judges state that the mother of the 12-year-old child provided, for a fee, electronic material with her child naked to persons specified in the case file.

Initially, the first meeting of the Joint Jury Court of Athens for this case will take place in a room of the newly built Peace Court, on Degleri Street, and then the trial will be held in room D4 of the ground floor of the Athens Court of Appeal, on Loukareos Street. This room was judged to ensure the appropriate conditions for the trial of a multi-person trial, with a large number of defendants, prosecution and defense witnesses, as well as advocates.