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Coronavirus: man jailed for 30 days after punching police officer over son’s violation fine

A father who punched a policeman for booking his son who was fined for violating restrictions on movement, was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Friday.

He also received a fine of €700.

Larnaca police fined his 19-year-old son €150 for not carrying the necessary documents to move around.

The teen then called his 52-year-old father who arrived at the scene to complain, argued with and then punched the officer in the face.

The man was charged with assault, causing actual bodily harm, assaulting an officer, resisting arrest, and non-compliance with measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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