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Police seized gun from Turkish taxi driver in Famagusta

Turkish taxi driver arrested for selling guns in Cyprus


A Turkish taxi driver who was accused of selling guns in the free areas of Cyprus was arrested by the police on Tuesday (27/02) in the province of Famagusta.

The police said they had information that he was doing this, and they were trying to find out who he was selling to.

On Wednesday (28/02), they tested the gun that they found in his car. The 34-year-old Turkish man was taken to the court in Famagusta in the morning.

The police said they stopped his car on a road in Famagusta around 12:00 on Tuesday, after they got some information about him.

They searched his car and found a gun hidden inside. They took the gun and arrested him.

He was charged with having and carrying a gun illegally, and he was kept in jail to help the investigation.

The police in Famagusta are looking into the case.

[With information sourced from 24 News]

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