THREE OF the ten police officers involved in the vicious beating of two students were yesterday thrown off the force by majority decision of the Police Appeals Board, seven years after the incident.
In April 2011, three months after the officers involved escaped jail at the criminal court, they were fined a mere eight days wages each by the Police Disciplinary Committee. This decision was appealed by the assistant chief as hopelessly inadequate.
“The assistant chief appealed the sentence imposed on them as he considered it inadequate,” said police spokesman Andreas Angelides yesterday. It is practically unheard of for police to be kicked off the force in Cyprus.Read More