2 May 2012. Viki Stamati, the wife of former Defence Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos has been in custody since last Friday. She is being held on money laundering charges.
She has been on hunger strike for the past 4 days. According to her lawyers, the 49-year-old woman is determined to continue refusing food in protest at being separated from her 5-year-old son.
She denied any shady dealings regarding several properties including her home on the capital’s exclusive Dionysiou Areopagitou Street.
She maintained that her husband made all decisions regarding their assets. She added that she was not privy to information potentially incriminating Tsochatzopoulos.