About Yiannis Skouloudis

Yiannis Skouloudis was arrested by the cops on the 13th of October 2010 in the city of Thessaloniki, following the arson of a power company (DEI) vehicle. After his remand, he claimed -through a letter from prison- responsibility for the arsonist attack. The authorities also issued a warrant of arrest for four of his comrades. On the 13th of January 2011 the 4 fugitives (Dimtsiadis D., Tsilianidis M., Fessas D. and Tzifkas S.) are arrested in Athens.

On March 22, 2012 the court case of Y. Skouloudis, , Sokratis Tzifkas, Babis Tsilianidis, Dimitris Dimtsiadis, Dimitris Fessas regarding the arson of a power company (DEI) vehicle starts in Thessaloniki. From the first day, Yiannis Skouloudis, Sokratis Tzifkas, Babis Tsilianidis, Dimitris Dimtsiadis did not appear in court, refusing the whole process. The court, after a short recess, continues on March 26. Finally, the court decision was: Y. Skouloudis 5 years and 5 months imprisonment; Babis Tsilianidis, Dimitris Dimtsiadis 2 years and 10 months imprisonment (suspended sentence); Sokratis Tzifkas, Dimitris Fessas 2 years and 5 months imprisonment (suspended sentence).

Y. Skouloudis, having served 2/5 of his sentence, was released on 23/6/2012

The other 4 comrades, although receiving a suspended sentence, continue to be in remand in Diavata and Koridallos prisons, as they will have to face another trial in Athens, accused of participation in a “terrorist organization”.

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