Greek Police Arrest Five Migrants Who Left Quarantined Malakassa Reception Center

April 25, 2020

ATHENS – All five migrants who left the quarantined Reception Center of Malakassa, East Attica, were arrested by Friday at the Athens metro station Stathmos Larissis, police said.

The migration hotspot was placed on lockdown after one person tested positive to the coronavirus.

After their arrest, the five were transported in a special van back to Malakassa, which was also disinfected after use.

A court file was drawn up and a fine imposed on each for violation of measures to prevent disease.


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