30 complaints in Ayia Napa and Protaras in three days – What were the complaints about

Controls were carried out in 71 premises and 127 persons were checked

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Policing actions in the tourist areas during the three days of July 29-31.

As part of the daily action of the Famagusta Police Department in the tourist areas of Protaras and Ayia Napa, for more effective prevention and suppression of crime, strengthening the sense of security and protection of citizens, last weekend, coordinated operations were carried out with the participation of members of the police stations of Ayia Napa and Paralimni, the OPE, the TAE, the Famagusta Traffic Police, the YKAN (Famagusta District), the YA&M Famagusta and the Traffic Headquarters, as well as members of the MMAD. During the operations, checks were carried out on 71 properties and 127 persons were checked. From the above controls, 30 complaints emerged, which concerned:

  • 2 for operating premises without a license from the Deputy Ministry of Tourism for operating premises without a license to sell alcoholic beverages
  • 8 for operating a premises without a license to broadcast sound from the competent authority
  • 7 for operating a premises in breach of closing hours
  • 7 for operating premises and selling alcoholic beverages in violation of license conditions
  • 1 arrest for illegal drug possession
  • 1 arrest for illegal possession of property
  • 3 for smoking in prohibited areas

Coordinated police operations will continue throughout the tourist season.