Cyprus Mail

Police hold campaign to crack down on crime

A police campaign to crack down on crime was held over Saturday night and Sunday morning.

A total of 156 cars were stopped and checked for illegalities as were the 170 people in them.

A total of 48 nightclubs were checked and 28 reports were made of violations of the law.

As part of the campaign on a Cyprus wide scale, patrols were made outside bakeries, jewellery shops, coffeeshop and other places to prevent crimes taking place.

In Paphos two houses were also searched and court warrants were issued.

Traffic control measures were also followed in all towns with the results that 117 charges were made for speeding, and 209 charges for other offences.

More than 200 alcotests were given with 33 showing people driving under the influence.

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