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22 February, 2020
 

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1. Lifer suspected in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisoner-detained-in-ayia-napa-shooting

A Greek man serving a life sentence in Nicosia Central Prisons has been arrested in connection with Sunday’s Ayia Napa shooting...

2. Findings of probe into police mishandling of serial killer's victims delivered to Attorney-General

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/findings-of-probe-into-police-mishandling-of-serial-killer-s-victims-delivered-to-attorney-general

Findings of an independent investigation into police mishandling of reports of missing persons which later emerged as victims of the island’s first serial killer, Nicos Metaxas, were delivered to the Attorney-General on Thursday, though their publication is illegal, the lead investigator said....

3. Defendant gets 15 years in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strovolos-double-murder-trial-draws-to-an-end

The last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial was sentenced to fifteen years in prison, as the case drew to a close on Thursday after a lengthy and complicated criminal trial that shocked public opinion...

4. Suspect denies involvement in Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-denies-involvement-in-ayia-napa-shooting

New information about the gun used in the Ayia Napa shooting has emerged in court proceedings, with prosecutors still feeling confident about the case and the suspect in custody denying any involvement...

5. Cyprus police weigh in on match fixing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-weighs-in-on-match-fixing

Cypriot police say they knew last year about a possible involvement of specific individuals rigging the Beautiful Game but could not act citing phone privacy concerns...

6. Suspect remanded in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-remanded-in-ayia-napa-shooting

A male suspect in the Ayia Napa shooting has been remanded in custody for eight days, as police continue to investigate a botched mob hit in the wee hours Sunday at a pub in the island’s resort town...

7. 38-year-old cuffed for Ayia Napa botched mob hit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/38-year-old-cuffed-for-ayia-napa-botched-mob-hit

A 38-year-old Larnaca resident was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with a botched mob hit in Ayia Napa on Sunday....

8. Cops recover delivery guy’s stolen motorcycle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-recover-delivery-guy-s-stolen-motorcycle

A teenage girl was briefly detained for questioning in Limassol following a complaint by a delivery guy, who said he had his motorcycle stolen under knife threat...

9. State troubled over Ayia Napa mob wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-troubled-over-ayia-napa-mob-wars

Investigators are focusing on a person of interest in Sunday’s Ayia Napa shooting, believed to have been a mob-hit-gone-wrong against a businessman and former chairman of a local football club...

10. Four injured in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-injured-in-ayia-napa-shooting

Four people were critically injured during a shooting in Ayia Napa on Sunday, with reports saying the actual target was a businessman who had just left the area moments earlier...

11. At least 129 detained in large police sweep after shooting in downtown Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-129-detained-in-large-police-sweep-after-shooting-in-downtown-athens

At least 129 people had been detained in downtown Athens by Friday afternoon as part of an ongoing police operation to find the culprits behind a shooting that left one dead and one injured in what authorities believe is a turf war between competing criminal gangs....

12. Officer in Greece arrested for 11 robberies around Attica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officer-in-greece-arrested-for-11-robberies-around-attica

An officer from the police force’s DIAS motorcycle-riding unit in northeastern Attica was charged with multiple robberies and violating gun laws over his alleged involvement in a total of 11 holdups in the past three months, it emerged Friday....

13. Woman gets seven years in white collar crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-gets-seven-years-in-white-collar-crime

A former employee at a credit union in eastern Nicosia has been sentenced to seven years in prison for financial crimes worth over half a million...

14. Gun stash seized by Larnaca police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-stash-seized-by-larnaca-police

Larnaca police stormed into the home of a 48-year-old who has troubled police in the past, finding a stash of weapons including one Kalashnikov machine gun, two revolvers, one pistol, and a number of bullets....

15. One dead, one injured in clash in central Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-dead-one-injured-in-clash-in-central-athens

Shots were fired on the junction of Menandrou and Sofokleous streets in Athens, Greek media reported on Wednesday....

16. Marios asks for leniency in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-argues-for-leniency-in-double-strovolos-murder

The lawyer of Marios Hadjixenofondos, the last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial, has asked the criminal court to show “maximum leniency” saying his client was also a victim in the case...

17. Cavusoglu slams Akinci after comment that Turkey-north annexation would be 'horrible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-slams-akinci-after-comment-that-turkey-north-annexation-would-be-horrible

“I’ve never worked with a more unreliable politician,” the Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu said on Monday, referring to the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in response to an interview where Akinci said the prospect of Crimea-style annexation with Turkey was “horrible”....

18. CABS: Bird poaching remains 'out of control' in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabs-bird-poaching-remains-out-of-control-in-cyprus

Crime against wild birds in Cyprus remains out of control, the Committee against Bird Slaughter (CABS) reported on Thursday....

19. State drops case in Ayia Napa police blunder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-drops-case-in-ayia-napa-police-blunder

A case has been dropped against former deputy police chief Andreas Kyriacou, just hours before a judge was expected to rule in Alexoui’s bail hearing...

20. Judge delays verdict in Alexoui bail hearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-delays-verdict-in-alexoui-bail-hearing

Alexoui’s lawyer came very close to securing the release of his client on Wednesday, after arguing police could not deprive someone of his freedom based on contradictory witness statements, but a judge needed another day to decide whether to grant bail...

21. Cops hope to score win against Alexoui

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-hope-to-score-win-against-alexoui

Police prosecutors are hoping to keep Alexoui in jail even as the remand for the Nicosia businessman is set to expire on Wednesday, while the defence attorney says his client is being detained on fabricated allegations...

22. Man in court over speeding video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-court-over-speeding-video

Police plan to use a driver’s own video against him after he posted footage on Facebook showing he was doing 180 kilometres an hour on the highway...

23. Estranged husband admits killing wife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/estranged-husband-admits-killing-wife

The suspect in the Paphos spousal murder, who has been denying premeditated charges, has reportedly admitted to killing his wife “in a moment of rage"...

24. Cyprus gains ground in $92 million fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-headway-in-$92-million-fraud-case

MOKAS officers are making headway in an embezzlement case to the tune of $92 million involving a Cypriot company, after one of five suspects was taken into custody...

25. Mother says state ‘dishonest’ in son’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-says-state-‘dishonest-in-son-s-death

A woman in Cyprus is accusing the state of a cover-up in her son’s death, saying a recent ECHR judgment reprimanding the Republic over an 'inadequate investigation' was not enough and she was demanding to know the whole truth...

26. Last defendant convicted in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-defendant-convicted-in-strovolos-murders

The last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial, the only one who did not admit to any crimes, was found guilty of manslaughter on Wednesday by a criminal court in Nicosia...

27. Judge approves Alexoui remand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-remand-hangs-in-the-balance

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis was remanded in custody on Tuesday in connection with an attempted murder in 2017, following a long and tough court hearing...

28. Convicted pedophile gets tougher sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/convicted-pedophile-gets-tougher-sentence

A convicted child molester's sentence has been increased from four to seven years, after he was found guilty on more charges during an appeal hearing in the Supreme Court...

29. New wiretap law on the skids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wiretap-law-on-the-skids

The president and justice minister are set to meet on Monday to discuss a government phone tapping bill that passed the House on Friday, following concerns that last-minute amendments could be defeating the purpose...

30. Democrats lay out case against Trump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/democrats-lay-out-case-against-trump

Democrats planned to plow ahead on Thursday at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with their arguments for removing him from office, but Republicans showed no signs of softening their resistance to the Democratic case...

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