Coronavirus: police seen as heavy-handed in dishing out mask fines

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By Bejay Browne and Evie Andreou

As authorities ramp up daily checks on violations of the latest measures against the spread of coronavirus, complaints have begun to emerge about police heavy-handedness and the unfair imposition of stiff penalties, often to people who cannot afford to pay them.

In Paphos the president of the federation of restaurant/leisure owners Fitos Thrasivoulou told the Cyprus Mail on Friday that many establishments were being fined €500 a time and again by heavy-handed police who are writing tickets for violations that are out of the owners’ control.

He stressed that...


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Coronavirus: police seen as heavy-handed in dishing out mask fines


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