In Rome the police over the weekend conducted a series of activities, “tourist” orientation, whose task was to enforce laws in this area. About it reports on Tuesday, February 21, RIA Novosti with reference to the municipal police Department.
During one of the raids near the Vatican city, a street vendor from Senegal, trying to prevent the confiscation of goods, has bitten a policeman. The militiaman was sent to the hospital, the assailant was arrested. All the sellers on the streets were seized about seven thousand items.
In the North-East of Rome, two men dressed as centurions who earn at taking pictures with tourists, was fined 400 euros. In addition, the guards took them simulated armor.
In addition, the police staged a RAID against illegal Parking attendants and gave them about 2 million of fines of approximately 82 thousand euros.
In December 2016 the authority of Rome banned the activities at the joint with the tourists photographing in historical costumes on the streets. This was done because of the increase in pickpocketing travelers, as well as the appalling behaviour of touts and excessively high prices for pictures in their company (from 20 to 100 euros).