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Bigger police presence for Andalucía Day holiday weekend to stop illegal parties

Local Police of Malaga. File photograph.
Local Police of Malaga. File photograph. / ÑITO SALAS
  • In Malaga city more than 100 Local Police officers will be added to bolster the usual weekend cover

Police officers will be out in force over the Andalucía Day holiday weekend to ensure that social distancing, mask wearing, and curfew measures are complied with – as well as patrolling for illegal parties.

Malaga city council has announced a substantial 111 officer reinforcement to its usual weekend cover that will operate fromt this Friday, 26 February to Monday, 1 March.

Around 70 of the officers will focus their actions on avoiding large concentrations of people and drinking parties – both in public and private spaces - and making sure that the 10pm curfew is complied with.