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02 October, 2020
 
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Police ask AG to not prosecute 220 people fined for violating decrees

Police have so far issued 10,400 fines, while of the 912 complaints so far filed police asked that some are not prosecuted

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The three-member committee set up by the police to examine complaints filed by the public involving fines issued for violations of coronavirus decrees suggested to the Attorney-General that 220 of the total 10,400 people booked are not prosecuted.

According to the Head of the House Legal Committee Yiannakis Georgiou, police have so far issued 10,400 fines for violations of coronavirus decrees, resulting in 912 complaints by the public, the majority of which asked that the deadline for paying the fine is extended.

Georgiou said that a total of 384 of the complaints were referred to the Legal Service, while a suggestion was made that 220 of these are not prosecuted.

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