“A few days after the statements of Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the International Fair in Thessaloniki, in which he expressed his satisfaction (!) With the level of security of citizens, a serious crime in the center of Athens categorically denies it,”
– said in the statement of the responsible head of the SYRIA-PS department Christos Spirtsis regarding today’s bank robbery with the use of heavy weapons on Mitropoleos street in the center of Athens.
Statement by Christos Spirtsis, Head of the Citizens’ Protection Division of the SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance:
Athens, September 14, 2021
Kyriakos Mitsotakis: Law and order don’t change …
Robbery with heavy weapons at a bank on Mitropoleos Street in the center of Athens.
A few days after the statements of Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the International Fair in Thessaloniki, in which he expressed his satisfaction (!) With the level of security of citizens, the action of a serious crime in the center of Athens categorically denies this.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis talks about reducing crime while:
Robbers with heavy weapons tonight broke into a bank in the center of the capital, extorted money and fled, although the GADA plan seemingly focuses on securing the center of Athens, for which the protection of residential areas is weakened and police officers who are involved in protecting banks are excluded from work. Shots from firearms in Gazi on Saturday night injured two unsuspecting tourists and a Greek citizen, hitherto unknown criminals. Five days ago, as a result of a shootout in the center of Athens, next to the Supreme Administrative Court of Areopagos (!), A 52-year-old man was injured. Nine days ago in Pasalimani, there was a shooting in front of young children in another bloody incident. Nine days ago, there was an armed clash between criminals at a bar in Peristeri.
Shooting, wounds of passing citizens and robberies have become a daily occurrence when society is in terror and utter insecurity.
Mitsotakis refuses to admit that the policy of weakening ELAS ‘crime-fighting units has dramatic consequences for society, and continues to deal only with repression and intimidation of citizens, especially youth, through the struggle.
While bullets whistle in the squares and streets of the capital, and heavy weapons are used by robbers in city centers, the Mitsotakis government and he himself arrange street fightingto “prepare” university police…
This is how they perceive the safety of the citizen at a time when the Greeks live in fear of the uncontrolled actions of criminals, in fear of the orders of the Mitsotakis government in the overloaded repressive ELAS units.
“We suggest that the Mitsotakis State government immediately abandon the policy of law, order and propaganda, moving on to policies related to the real safety of the citizen in the social world.”