3,500 arrested as Warsaw runs test of martial law

Polish security forces arrested 3,500 people during a 48-hour period Feb. 15 and 16 in nationwide raids to monitor compliance with martial law, Polish radio said. Nearly 145,000 people were found to have infringed martial law regulations , the report added.

Militia forces and voluntary reserves checked some 51,000 businesses and factories as well as 30,000 cars during the two days, according to the broadcast. Some 99,000 people were asked to present their identity cards and given warnings, while 7,000 more were fined a total of 2.3 million zlotys (about

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