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Tsochatzopoulos on trial for yet another arms kickback case

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Former defense minister, Akis Tsochatzopoulos, released from jail just a few days ago, is again faced with charges that he will have to answer to.

In particular, he has been summoned to account for some 700,000 Swiss francs allegedly invested in a life insurance policy and allegedly received as part of the bid for submarine contracts and TOR M1 anti-aircraft missile systems.

Ιν τhis new case, those charged include the cousin of Akis Tsochatzopoulos, Nikos Zigras and the wife of the former minister Vicky Stamati, who has also been summoned to testify for next week.

The former minister was convicted by the Athens Five-Member Appeals Court to19 years of imprisonment and is free following a court decision that allowed his application for suspension of his sentence for health reasons.

Akis Tsochatzopoulos, who is again faced with a category for which he will explain.
In particular, he has been summoned to apologize for some 700,000 Swiss francs allegedly invested in a life insurance policy and allegedly received as part of the takeover for submarine contracts and TOR M1.
The new case is also the cousin of Akis Tsochatzopoulos, Nikos Zigras and the wife of former minister Vicky Stamati, who has also been summoned to apology for next week.
As it is known, the former minister has been convicted by the Athens Five-Member Appeals Court at 19 years of imprisonment and is free following a court decision that allowed his application for suspension of his sentence for health reasons.