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Police out in force

Police out in force

November 12
11:10 2012

Kyrenia police carried out intensive operations Saturday night, starting at 8pm and going through the night. This was a wide ranging operation which covered traffic checks and also raids on clubs and casinos.

Traffic checks focussed on the main roads in and out of Kyrenia and some 700 vehicles were stopped. Of these 51 were reported for a variety of offences. Two drivers were arrested for drink driving and a further 14 were stopped from driving on the spot. Fines totalling TL9,000 were given out during the sting. Police also checked kimlik (citizen) cards as well as work permits.

8 people were found to be illegally gambling and were arrested.