The Nicosia traffic police were out in force yesterday. They carried out traffic checks in and around Nicosia from 7am until 10pm. In total 2000 drivers were stopped for various offences and 1003 have been reported. The offences included not wearing seat belts, drunk driving and using mobile phone while driving.
There was more police action in the evening where different police units raided casinos, hotels and pensions in the district. 30 people were arrested for illegally gambling at the casinos.