Ledra Palace crossing officer faces charges for beating Turkish man

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A police officer working at the Ledra Palace checkpoint is facing a criminal prosecution for allegedly beating a Turkish man who was crossing to government controlled areas from the north, it emerged on Friday.

According to daily Phileleftheros , the incident took place on August 31.

The 58-year-old man from Turkey, currently living in Famagusta with his family, had crossed the checkpoint on a bicycle with a friend and did not stop for inspection as he wasn’t asked to and saw other people crossing without being stopped.

About 200 metres further along, the report said, the...


Ledra Palace crossing officer faces charges for beating Turkish man


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