February 8, 2023

Athens News

News in English from Greece

Recent statistics on homicides and homicide investigations in Greece

Statistics on homicides and homicide investigations from 2011 to 11 months 2022 are published by the Ministry of Citizens’ Protection.

The figures show that during from January to November of this year recorded the lowest number of murders over the past 11 years. The same applies to the quantity solved murdersthe level of which reaches 90%, which is the highest rate since 2011.

Minister for the Protection of Citizens, Takis Theodorikakos, speaking on Σκάι this morning, said: “I want to be honest. From the first day I took office, my main concern was for the police to strengthen their presence in the districts. So is it true that patrols have been stepped up or not? Judge for yourself: 74 murders committed this year – the smallest number of annual murders in the last 11 years. The homicide clearance rate this year is the highest ever, almost 90%.”

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