The new government from the start declared that it will not tolerate the breaking or violation of the law by groups and forces that practice political and so-called social violence.
The government bears a dual responsibility - to prove the state cannot be threatened or blackmailed and to show that police are the first to serve as a model of legality.
During the deadly Mati wildfire, the handling of the situation by Greek Police made matters worse as policemen were telling drivers to leave from Marathonos Avenue and to head to Mati,
ND says the hooded hoodlums who wreaked havoc by attacking riot police and protesters in the crowd had the tacit consent of the government.
New Democracy linked the government with Rouvikonas and the anarchist group with the top gun of the defunct 17N terrorist group.