They were still being investigated -3- cases of animal theft committed by the 69-year-old, who was arrested in August in an area of Kastoria for another similar case of animal theft
A case was also filed against the 43-year-old native for the same case, for acceptance and disposal of proceeds of crime
Ongoing investigations by the Security Department of the Kastoria Security Sub-Directorate, on the action of a 69-year-old national who had been arrested on 16-08-2021 in the area of Kastoria, for animal theft (relevant from 16-08-2021: 69-year-old arrested in Kastoria for animal theft) three more were investigated -3- cases of animal theft from the wider area of Kastoria.
In more detail, after a thorough investigation by the police it was ascertained that, the 69-year-old since December 2011 until July 2019, committed three more (3) animal thefts in the wider area of Kastoria, subtracting altogether 32 hives with their swarms, owned by three locals and which he installed partially in an apiary, owned by a 43-year-old native in a rural area of Kastoria.
During an investigation carried out at the aforementioned apiary, they were found and confiscated:
- 19 hives with their swarms,
- 8 cells,
- 6 hive lids and
- an inner hive crate.
Preliminary investigation of the case was carried out by the Security Sub-Directorate of Kastoria, while the case against them, θα υποβληθεί στην κα. Prosecutor of the Court of First Instance of Kastoria.