On the night of 14 to 15 July 1891, 11 sidekick and five robbers entered the courtyard of the house of Plakida, and with hatchets broke doors and windows of the house.
The robbers walked into the house itself as it did not have guardians because the owners considered inviolable and arrested the old man Andrew tiles.
Deduct Ottoman jewelry worth 250 pounds and having 500 pounds and got asked to take their captives Alexandra, daughter of Andrew Tiles and wife of Leonidas Georgitsis, the doctor Dikorfo Zagoria, and Eugenia, wife of Eugene Plakida for the ransom.

The twelve then Georgitsis Pericles, son of Leonidas Georgitsis suggested the robbers to get him prisoner instead of his mother Alexandra because it was to care for his sister Iphigenia, which elected.
The robbers thought advantageous to the proposed exchange and took with them after Eugenia and small Pericles and a servant, the user, fled to the mountains of Astraka.

In principle the requirements of bandits for the release of the hostages was 15,000 pounds. This amount seemed excessive and the robbers took down the ransom at 8000 pounds and clocks from a dozen gold, waistcoat crossed felt, and skates foustanela two telescopes.
They left their hostages in a cave guarded by two robbers and other persecuted by Turkish detachment left the mountain a mountain, to the Iliochori the font, the Flambourari, Metsovo Elati and arrived at as mentioned in a narrative.
After negotiations with the kidnappers Leonidas Georgitsis, the amount katevite at 1500 pounds which was taken by the kidnappers along with other types of demand and August 4 let the prisoners free after 21 days in captivity