PSP identifies 80 people for non-compliance with state of emergency

By TPN/Lusa, in News, COVID-19, Lisbon · 19-04-2021 12:04:00 · 2 Comments

Eighty people were identified on Saturday night, in Cova da Moura, municipality of Amadora (Lisbon), for violation of the rules of the state of emergency, reported today the PSP, who resorted to " a tactical intervention " to stop aggressions.

"80 notices of infraction were prepared in the scope of non-compliance with the restrictions of the state of emergency, in particular the non-compliance of the general duty of staying home" and "the non-use of a mask on public road and lack of adequate physical distance", stressed the PSP.

In the note released today, the security force said that, at 23:00 on Saturday, a "large-scale" police operation was carried out to monitor compliance with the rules of the state of emergency, "due to the countless illegal parties that have taken place in recent weeks where hundreds of people gathered on public road, drinking alcoholic beverages, disturbing the residents' rest and tranquility and breaking the established rules ".

According to the PSP, the gathering of "hundreds" of people was dispersed, but the police force stressed that some did not leave the site voluntarily and "reacted aggressively and violently with the throwing of stones and glass bottles".

In the statement, it is also said that this behavior forced "a tactical intervention" to stop the aggressions, "even resorting to the use of means of low lethal potential".

According to the PSP, there was a new throwing of objects when "dozens of individuals" were subsequently sent outside the neighborhood, "to proceed with inspection in better conditions", which led to a "new police action aimed at ending the aggressions and guarantee the physical integrity of all”.

The operation resulted in the identification of a person with minor injuries to his leg. During the police action, an arrest was also made for drug trafficking, a news report was lifted for lack of legal authorization to drive and forged documents and two notifications were made to leave the country within 20 days to citizens who are illegally in national territory, according to the note issued by the PSP.

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Maybe the GNR or PSP tactical teams need to spend more time searching for the serial rapist who raped 2 women in Barão de S. João, near Lagos instead of arresting people for non compliance? Oh, I forgot that this can’t even be mentioned in the headlines or the Brits might not want to vacation here and the authorities don’t make money off catching rapists...

By Dylan from Algarve on 20-04-2021 08:40

Masks are useless. Past as well as current studies have proven this. All they are are tools used to condition people and make connected people rich. Not to mention the pollution of our environment! Count how many masks you see lying around on the ground today. On my daily walk I pick up on average 2 masks along the cliffs in Lagos / Luz.

By SS from Algarve on 20-04-2021 08:15
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