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Two Ierissos residents remanded in custody over Skouries gold mine arson attack

Two men 33 and 44 years old, residents  of the village of Ierissos have been remanded in custody in connection to the February arson attack on the offices of Hellas Gold in Skouries, Halkidiki. Police claims that found dna of the two suspects in the area of the attack. According the newspaper Kathimerini, the 33-year-old said that a woollen hat found near the scene with his DNA had been lost another day when he was cutting wood in the forest. The 44-year-old was linked to the attack via a shotgun found in his house. He said he used the gun to hunt in Skouries forest. The people of Ierissos  have been protesting since the last days in demand the release of the two men.

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