Arrest made during raid for illegal occupation of beach space on Tinos


During a raid on Tinos island, a business woman was placed under arrest for continuing to violate regulations on occupying public space on beaches without a permit, the Finance ministry announced on Thursday.

Greek police and authorities raided over 3,000 square metres of beach and shore, illegally occupied by tourist businesses and private individuals on Agia Kyriak beach.

According to, one woman had been arrested on a previous occasion for violation of illegally occupying beach space on Tinos. The individual had continued to violate the law and was taken into custody during the raid.

Tinos island. Photo: Xinara House.

Sun beds, umbrellas and beach installations were removed, with semi-permanent structures set to be demolished, reported Ekathimerini.

The ministry of Syros Real Estate Service with the presence of police officers, the Aegean Appeals Prosecutor and the General Secretary for Public Property Nagia Kollia, carried out the raids to remove the illegal activity by businesses and individuals on Agia Kyriaki beach.




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