N17 mem­ber re­turns to prison af­ter hos­pi­tal stay

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Con­victed Novem­ber 17 ter­ror­ist Sav­vas Xeros re­turned to the high-se­cu­rity Ko­ry­dal­los Prison in south­east­ern Athens on Satur­day af­ter be­ing dis­charged from Larissa Univer­sity Hos­pi­tal in cen­tral Greece. Xeros was ad­mit­ted to the Larissa fa­cil­ity last week af­ter a prose­cu­tor ap­proved his pe­ti­tion to un­dergo a se­ries of med­i­cal tests. Ac­cord­ing to hos­pi­tal re­ports, Xeros, who is re­port­edly suf­fer­ing from mul­ti­ple scle­ro­sis, was found to be in a good and sta­ble med­i­cal con­di­tion. The brother of Christodou­los Xeros, who ab­sconded while on a prison fur­lough last week, is serv­ing five con­sec­u­tive life sen­tences plus an ad­di­tional 25 years for par­tic­i­pat­ing in five as­sas­si­na­tions and rob­beries, among other crimes. A third brother, Vas­silis Xeros, also con­victed for be­ing a mem­ber of the Novem­ber 17 ter­ror­ist group, was re­leased from prison in 2011 af­ter serv­ing two-fifths of his 25-year sen­tence.

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