From 1924 to 1925 engaged in illegal political activity in Heraklion, as the guru of a communist group of disaffected refugees and veterans of the Asia Minor campaign.
On account of his involvement he was arrested by the police and kept in custody for twenty-four hours. He then submitted a memorandum to the Heraklion Investigating Authority summarizing his political convictions. The text was published in the Heraklion newspaper Nea Efimerida [New Newspaper], under the title “Confession of Faith”. (16.2.1925).