The Guardia Civil traffic police have turned back over 200 cars coming down from Granada and beyond, attempting to reach the coast this weekend.
José Maria G.J. has been sentenced to 5-years’ imprisonment and will have to pay 110,000 euros in compensation for punching a Guardia Civil Policeman.
A driver offered two Guardia Civll policemen a bribe in exchange for cancelling the traffic fine that they had just written out – the were not amused.
The Guardia Civil Traffic Police, in conjunction with the Motril municipal police, will be placing radar controls within the municipality between the 8th and 14th of this month.
The incident occurred at the entrance into Torrenueva, on Saturday the 12th in the evening. Two policemen on traffic duty saw that the approaching car had defective lights and waved him down. The police had explained why the were going to fine him, which was when he punched one of them in the face, causing him to fall to the ground and bang the back of his head on the tarmac. Taken aback by his own violent efficiency, he then threatened the other policeman.