The announcement of the popular group of fighters was found on a USB stick that was in the house of the 42-year-old man who rented the giafka in Koukaki. Counterterrorism police analysis showed that this was a proclamation for the attack on the BSE offices.
In fact, the analysis showed that the specific text had been stored on the sticker long before it was posted on a site of the anti-authoritarian site with which the terrorist organization claimed responsibility for the attack.
The announcement of EL.AS.
“HELLENIC POLICE HEADQUARTERS – Athens, September 30, 2020
Following previous announcements from the Counter-Terrorism Service (DAEEV) concerning the arrest of a 42-year-old citizen on 23-09-2020, the following elements are known:
- From the examination to date by the competent laboratory of the Directorate of Criminological Investigations, the digital evidence, found and confiscated during the search of his home, were found stored on an external hard drive, a document in “PDF” format , which constitutes an indictment of the responsibility of the terrorist organization “Group of Popular Fighters”, for a bomb attack against this organization against the offices of the Association of Enterprises and Industries (SEB), which had place on 24/11/2015
- From the forensic digital analysis of the metadata of said file, it was found that it was created in “PDF” format on 05-01-2016 at 21:32 (local time in Greece),
- In addition, the relevant posting of the announcement on the website “https://athens.indymedia.org” took place on 06-01-2016 at 00:46 (Greek local time). Additionally, the uploaded file does not contain any metadata, nor it is in an editable format.
From the above, it can be concluded that an editable form of the aforementioned notice was found in this evidence, prior to its first publication on the mentioned website.
Investigations are continuing “.