Greece orders investigation into fires and deaths of migrants in Evros

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Georgia Adeilini, the Supreme Court Prosecutor of Greece, has called for an investigation into the origins of the devastating fire in the northeastern Evros region, alongside an exhaustive examination into reported instances of racially motivated violence against migrants.

According to Ekathimerini, this high-ranking legal authority has issued a directive to launch a combined preliminary inquiry led by the prosecutor of first instance in Alexandroupoli.

These incidents have come to light following the tragic demise of 18 individuals in the Dadia forest.

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Photo: Ekathimerini.

The Supreme Court prosecutor is particularly focused on probing specific offenses, including the potential establishment, membership, and leadership of a criminal organization suspected to be connected to the arson attacks.

Concerning the aspect of her mandate that pertains to migrants, she has also underscored the necessity for a meticulous examination of crimes encompassing violence, endangerment, and abduction.

Source: Ekathimerini

Read more: Two children found among 18 bodies burned in Avantas wildfire

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