The trial for the fatal New Year car crash in Limassol, which caused four deaths, has been postponed due to legal delays. This incident has highlighted the necessity for stricter road safety measures and responsible driving behaviors to prevent future tragedies and ensure justice for the victims’ families.
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Twelve individuals in Limassol have pleaded not guilty to charges of instigating racist riots against Middle Eastern migrants. One minor has confessed to participating in the riots and is scheduled to be sentenced on February 28, while all accused have been released on bail pending further trial proceedings, sparking public calls for justice and expedited legal processes.
A cardiologist from Larnaca is facing legal proceedings for allegedly falsifying COVID19 vaccination documents, leading to the deaths of two patients. The doctor is charged with conspiracy to defraud, creating and distributing forged documents, and making false declarations in official records, and is set to appear in court on December 7.
The inquiry into the death of National Guardsman Thanasis Nicolaou is expected to conclude by December 22, with witness testimonies scheduled in the coming days to address the disputed circumstances surrounding Nicolaou’s demise in 2005. The court is prioritizing the case and aiming for a timely conclusion, providing hope for closure before the holiday season.