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Police arrest civil registry official in residence permit scandal

Ministry of Interior takes swift action to preserve integrity of immigration system

In a significant development, the Ministry of Interior has reported the arrest of a public official from the Civil Registry and Immigration Department. The arrest is related to a case involving the improper issuance of residence permits to third-country nationals. The Nicosia Crime Investigation Department (CID) is currently conducting a thorough investigation into the matter, with the full cooperation of the Ministry.

The Ministry of Interior strongly emphasizes that such actions and behaviors are completely unacceptable. They have reassured the public that all necessary measures will be taken to prevent any repetition of such misconduct in the future. This incident highlights the government's commitment to maintaining integrity and transparency within its immigration processes.

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[Information sourced from Kathimerini CY]

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