GREECE: Mount Ida to Jail

The bold bridegroom of Crete came up for trial last week. Although mustachioed Constantine Kephaloyannis had capped his spectacular kidnaping of Tassoula Petracogeorgi last August (TIME, Sept. 4) by marrying her in a lonely monastery on fabled Mount Ida, Tassoula's father was not appeased. He had the groom thrown in jail.

During the five-day trial, Tassoula's sister testified that the abducted girl said she had been raped by Constantine in their mountain retreat. "I never told my sister any such story," stormed Tassoula in Athens, where she is awaiting the birth of...

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