News Local Paedophile released on pardon to be monitored by state

Paedophile released on pardon to be monitored by state

The paedophile who was prematurely released from prison after a presidential pardon will be monitored by a state authority, according to a Nicosia District Court decree issue on Monday, Phileleftheros reported on Thursday.

The ex-convict appeared in court with his lawyer and did not object to the ruling.

The man will be under the jurisdiction of the Monitoring Authority for convicts for crimes of a sexual nature against minors, for a period of three years.

According to Phileleftheros, the Monitoring Authority usually assigns convicts to be systematically monitored by a psychologist and a social worker.

If the individual doesn’t comply he will be sent to court for disobeying a  decree.

Currently, around 25 ex-convicts for sex offences against minors are under the jurisdiction of the Monitoring Authority.

For some the decree was renewed for another three years, Phileleftheros reports.

The news of the premature release of the man caused a public uproar with citizens organising a demonstration outside the Presidential Palace against the decision.

The man  was arrested and later released after police found that he had installed CCTV cameras facing the street, in the direction of the house where his now adult victim lives.

Read more:

https://in-cyprus.com/news/local/request-for-restraint-order-for-paedophile-case/

Top Stories

Covid-19 infections growing exponentially, deaths near 50,000 – WHO

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) voiced deep concern on Wednesday about "the rapid escalation and global spread" of COVID-19 cases from...

Coronavirus can spread 1 to 3 days before symptoms appear

People infected with the novel coronavirus can transmit the infection one-to-three days before symptoms start to appear, according to a study published by the...

Tommy the robot nurse helps keep Italy doctors safe from coronavirus

He doesn't wear a mask but he is helping save lives from coronavirus just the same. Meet Tommy, the robot nurse. Tommy is one of...

Seven more Covid-19 cases in Turkish-held north

Turkish Cypriot authorities have announced another seven coronavirus cases bringing the total number in northern Cyprus to 77. They said the seven were confirmed from...

One dies, 58 test positive for coronavirus

One more person has died, a man aged 66 years with underlying health conditions, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, and another 58 people...

Taste

Village olive pie

Mix the yeast with the lukewarm water and put it aside for about 12-15 minutes to settle.  Sift the flour with the salt into...

Skordalia (Garlic paste)

Rinse the potatoes and place, unpeeled, in a saucepan. Cover with water, add salt and allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes until soft. Drain,...

Village salad

A must-have with every meal is a village salad. You will find it in every tavern or greek restaurant you visit in Cyprus. Make...

Courgettes with eggs

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes at a medium heat until they soften. Add salt and add the eggs....