Police received 42, 000 calls about domestic violence since beginning of lockdown in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

That makes the average of 1,500-1,650 appeals per a day
15:06, 11 April 2020
From the beginning of quarantine, March 12, to April 7, the police received about 42 000 calls reporting domestic violence. The press service of the National Police of Ukraine reported that.

"During the period of quarantine restrictions, from March 12 to April 7, the National Police received about 42 000  such calls (regarding domestic violence, - 112 International), in particular, 1,500 appeals on average per day," the message reads.

The press service said that during the period from March 1 to March 11, about 18,000 such appeals were received, that is, an average of 1,650 messages per day.

It is also noted that since the beginning of the year, 470 criminal proceedings have been opened for this charge. Also 11,000 urgent prohibitions were introduced.

Since the beginning of the lockdown, Ukrainian law enforcers opened 4,000 administrative protocols for breaching the lockdown. The Interior Ministry reported that on April 10. 

"At the same time, some 500,000 people were fined in France, and 400,000 in Spain", reads the message.

The Ministry claims that most of the citizens live up to the quarantine restrictions. In Kyiv, the overall sum of paid fines made some 3,700 U.S. dollars.  

The overall number of Covid-19 cases in Ukraine made 2,203 people. Since the beginning of the epidemic in Ukraine, 69 people deceased and 61 recovered. 

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