A teenager was sentenced to six months in prison for organising a New Year’s Day party in the city of Thessaloniki in violation of Greece’s Wuhan coronavirus lockdown measures.
The 19-year-old was convicted at a Thessaloniki court this week which found him guilty of violating the lockdown measures when he invited nine friends to a party at an apartment owned by his grandmother on New Year’s Day.
The party was discovered when police were called to the apartment, located in the centre of the city, following a complaint in the early hours of January 2nd, Greek newspaper Proto Thema reports.
During his court appearance, the 19-year-old claimed that he had not seen his friends for four months but added that it was not his intention to have so many people in the apartment and that others showed up as the party was going on.
In addition to the six-month prison