Greek MEP and neo-Nazi Ioannis Lagos was delivered to the Courtroom of Enchantment in Athens on Saturday following his extradition from Belgium.
The 48-year-old former nightclub bouncer and ex-member of the banned Golden Daybreak occasion has already been convicted in Greece on a number of costs and been sentenced to 13 years in jail.
Lago was detained in Brussels final month shortly after the European Parliament stripped him of his immunity. He has been held in a jail within the Belgian capital for nearly two weeks.
Initially, Lagos had opposed his extradition however later agreed to be despatched house to face jail.
Together with a number of different main members of Golden Daybreak, he was convicted on a number of costs together with working a felony organisation.
The prosecutor determined Lagos ought to be despatched on to Domokos jail in central Greece.
His legal professionals, Kostas Plevris and Giannis Zografos, had earlier requested for him to be despatched to Korydallos jail close to Athens, in order that he may extra simply perform his duties as an MEP.
“Greek democracy fought and eradicated the poison of the Golden Daybreak occasion,” Greek authorities spokeswoman Aristotelia Peloni mentioned. “The rule of legislation stood agency towards criminals. And justice gave its reply.”
However she added: “A continuing battle is required in order that the democracy doesn’t face such phenomena once more.”