Cyprus Mail

199 people booked in Paphos for traffic and other offences

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Nearly 200 people were booked in Paphos over the weekend after a police campaign to prevent road accidents, burglaries and thefts, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Tuesday.

It said that as part of the campaign police checked cars and individuals.

Police booked a total of 199 people, of whom 24 for drunk driving. Eight drivers were booked for not wearing a seatbelt, 86 for speeding and two for using a mobile phone while driving. One driver did not have a licence and four were not insured.

Moreover, police booked another 72 individuals for various other offences. Two people were booked for breaking the decrees to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The Cyprus News Agency added that there were six road collisions over the weekend, with a serious injury in one case and minor damage in the other five.


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