Piraeus Appeals Justices fail to uphold ban on Marinakis leaving the country

The Piraeus Appeals Justices Council on Friday did not ratify an order issued by Piraeus public prosecutor Irene Tziva that banned businessman and ship owner Vangelis Marinakis and three of his associates from leaving the country. According to the justices’ council, he was not judged to be a flight risk. The ban was imposed after charges pressed against Marinakis and his three associates in connection with the ship “Noor 1” that was caught carrying very large quantities of drugs.