The second Mixed Jury Court of Athens, where is heard the case of the kidnapping and murder of the unfortunate young man rejected the request of the main accused lawyer to examine again the car of Marios, where his blood was revealed.
On Tuesday two cousins of the victim and a friend testified. The first witness stated that the wife of the alleged mastermind and one of the eight defendants, incessantly asking Marios mother, if she had collected the money demanded by the kidnappers. She was insistently demanded to know why Varvara Theodorakis wasn t going to the bank to release a large amount of money for the ransom . She said to the court that the wife of the main accused, assured the family that ” Marios was in good hands .”
Then the second witness also cousin of Marios was examined. As she testified , the main accused wanted to wash Marios car before it was taken to the Police for examination. He was claimed to his mother that Marios would be upset if he returned back and his car looked dirty .
The wife of the alleged mastermind , did not attend the court . She was represented by her lawyer , who argued that his client was obedient instrument of the main accused .
Marios the day he got lost , told his mother that he would meet a friend for coffee in Aegio . That friend testified to the court and said that on that day , they didn t meet . He had realized that before he disappeared Marios seemed to be very depressed.
When the trial ended, the police locked at the court room everyone in order policemen take away from the court the main accused.
The trial will be continue on February 24th .
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