Greek Police Electronic Crime Unit Prevents 402 Intended Suicides

Greek Police Electronic Crime Unit Prevents 402 Intended Suicides

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    The Electronic Crimes Squad said it has prevented 402 suicides of individuals that had revealed their intentions to end their lives to chat-room visitors on the internet, according to figures forwarded to parliament by the citizen protection ministry, it was announced on Tuesday.

    The document, bearing the signature of former citizen protection minister Christos Papoutsis, was forwarded to Parliament in response to a question by PASOK MP Giorgos Arvanitidis, on the phenomenon of internet addiction observed among young people.

    (Source: ANA-MPA)