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Lawyer's shooters arrested

The Security Subdivision for North East Attica, in cooperation with the Department of Security of Nikaia, have solved the attempted murder and robbery against the 60 year old lawyer, committed on 3 October 2014 at Penteli.

According to the police, the perpetrators are two expatriates from Kazakhstan, ages 27 and 29, tagged for robbery, who were arrested yesterday morning in the area of Acharnes. A file for conspiracy, attempted murder, robbery in complicity, by particularly dangerous offenders and violation of the Weapons Act was formed.

As a result of the police investigation, the two, on the morning of 3November went in Penteli, attacked the 60 year old lawyer outside his home, immobilized him at gunpoint and forced him to hand over his satchel, containing 30,000 euros and various documents.

Then, the 29 year old, shot the 60 year old in the head, with the bullet entering through the cheek and exiting in the neck and fled with his accomplice.

In a search conducted in the homes of those arrested police found and seized a dagger and a brass knuckles.

Those arrested were taken to the Prosecutor of Athens, while investigations are continuing into their possible participation in other crimes, as well as the possible involvement of other people in the attack against the lawyer.