A case that shocks in Volos, they had their 55-year-old son tied with a chain 15 meters.
The man is said to be experiencing psychological problems, while living in a shack and defecating in an outdoor toilet. The case came to light in the Autophorous Three-Member Misdemeanor Court of Volos, where his elderly Roma parents sat in the chair.
The court sentenced the victim's parents to prison 3 years with suspension and a fine 300 daily units, according to magnesianews.
Following the conviction, The man's parents submitted a request to the Prosecutor's Office for involuntary hospitalization, while the legal aid process was initiated, in the context of which a search will be made by the social services for the living conditions of the 55-year-old.
In their deposit, the groom and the nephew of the family stressed that the accused take care of him, but after a car accident that their son had a year and a half ago, resulting in injury to the leg and arm, his condition worsened.
The mother apologized to the court and stated that their son lives in a shack in the yard of the house, which has an external toilet, being tied with a length chain 15 meters.
As he noted, when it was cold they hosted him in their house and concluded that their son needed help. The accused father, he testified that he bathes him and changes his clothes, also admitting that his son is chained in the yard of their house.
Defense attorney Konstantinos Gousis, stressed that parents noted that their child is mentally ill and has serious alcohol problems. "Having taken care of the child 50 years, parents, in my opinion wrong, considered that the solution they had to give was to tie with a chain the last few days in their yard, so as not to cause problems to third parties ", the lawyer noted.
"This behavior is criminally infernal, "They acknowledged their mistake and apologized, and I hope that today's trial will be an occasion for social services to be more concerned with the problems of people in need.", the defense attorney concluded.
The 55-year-old had four children, where their grandparents grew up, who in recent years have been devoted exclusively to the care of their son, facing very serious problems.
His wife had abandoned him, leaving him with me 4 children, while according to the descriptions in court, the 55-year-old is taking medication, consumes large amounts of alcohol, often displaying aggressive behavior in children and adults.