Greek MEP and neo-Nazi Ioannis Lagos was dropped at the Court docket 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 celebration 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 residence to face jail.
Together with a number of different main members of Golden Daybreak, he was convicted on a number of costs together with operating a legal organisation.
The prosecutor determined Lagos must be despatched on to Domokos jail in central Greece.
His attorneys, Kostas Plevris and Giannis Zografos, had earlier requested for him to be despatched to Korydallos jail close to Athens, in order that he might extra simply perform his duties as an MEP.
“Greek democracy fought and eradicated the poison of the Golden Daybreak celebration,” Greek authorities spokeswoman Aristotelia Peloni mentioned. “The rule of legislation stood agency towards criminals. And justice gave its reply.”
However she added: “A relentless battle is required in order that the democracy doesn’t face such phenomena once more.”