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21-year-old nabbed in Famagusta theft and firearm caper

Shotgun and five boxes of hunting cartridges found in the vehilce


In the picturesque Famagusta district, the Crime Investigation Department sprung into action, apprehending a 21-year-old suspect linked to a perplexing case involving theft, illegal possession of firearms, and explosives.

The saga unfolded when a distressed Paralimni resident reported the incident on November 19. In broad daylight, around 3 pm, shadowy figures pilfered his car from an orchard in Famagusta, wherein rested his prized shotgun and a bag boasting five boxes of hunting cartridges.

Although the stolen vehicle was swiftly recovered in a Paralimni location shortly after, the coveted firearm and cartridges remained elusive.

Enterprising police work and relentless investigations eventually pointed the finger at a 21-year-old individual. Following a thorough search of his apartment, the missing shotgun and cartridges belonging to the complainant were unearthed.

The 21-year-old voluntarily found himself in the clutches of the law, detained to assist further inquiries. The Famagusta Crime Investigation Department is now delving into the intricacies of this unfolding case. Stay tuned for more updates on this riveting investigation.

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