First sanction for flouting state of alarm restrictions in Mallorca capital Palma

FINE: The woman could be looking at paying a minimum of €600 for going out on the street. CREDIT: Shutterstock

A WOMAN who went out onto the street on Sunday became the first person in Palma to be sanctioned for disobeying the state of alarm restrictions on movement to contain coronavirus contagions.
According to reports she was walking in the Gesa park in front of the seafront promenade when a pair of police officers spotted her and told her several times to go back home. She allegedly refused, and so was made to get in the police vehicle and taken to the police station, where she was identified.
The police have submitted a proposal to fine the woman to the Government delegation. She could therefore be looking at paying a minimum of €600.

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Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

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