Domestic violence calls increase, new police units kept busy

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A total of 395 complaints have been handled since September by new police domestic violence units, the force announced on Tuesday as a domestic violence NGO said its helpline receives about six calls a day.

In 2020, a total of 2,147 people called the association for the prevention and handling of violence in the family Spavo’s 1440 helpline for domestic violence, as opposed to 1,384 in 2019, scientific director Andri Andronikou told state broadcaster CyBC.

“This number corresponds to six incidents per day,” Andronikou said, adding that serious incidents of injury and even death threats have...


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