Aristotle Case: Senior Officer available until July 20


The Minister of Justice makes the Senior Police Officer available, following the complaints of the Director of Prisons, Anna Aristotelous.

The incident is mentioned in a statement issued on Wednesday night, by the Ministry of Justice.

According to the announcement, the officer will remain available until July 20, a period that has been set as a time horizon for the completion of the criminal investigation that has begun.

It is worth noting that earlier the senior police officer, who was reported by the Director of the Central Prison Anna Aristotelous, that he asked a prisoner for a video of her personal life, sent his positions in writing to the Minister, without going to the Minister himself. was expected.

It is recalled that in a statement on Monday it was stated that “after the complaint submitted today by the Director of the Prison Department, Ms. Anna Aristotelous, and the Senior Officer of the Prison Department, Ms. Athena Dimitriou, and the appointment by the Attorney General of the Republic Achilles Emilianidis as an independent criminal investigator, the Minister of Justice and Public Order, acting on the basis of the relevant Regulations, personally informed the Senior Police Officer of her intention to make him available, giving him the right to be placed before final decision, as provided by the principles of natural justice and case law “.


The announcement of the Minister as it is

The Minister of Justice and Public Order, acting within the framework of her responsibilities and after taking into account the response of the Senior Police Officer, which she sent in writing, as well as all the facts and principles and criteria formulated by the case law, decided to make him available by July 20, 2022, a period set as the time horizon for the completion of the criminal investigation by the independent criminal investigator, in order to ensure the integrity and effectiveness of the investigation.


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