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16 August, 2022
 

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1. SBA judge faces dilemma in fake cocaine case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-faces-dilemma-in-fake-cocaine-case

The attorneys of two men, who were arrested in Akrotiri in connection with a cocaine shipment investigation, are asking the SBA judge not to hand over their clients to the drug squad of the Republic of Cyprus, arguing their arrestable offenses were committed on British Base soil and had nothing to do with drugs...

2. Two arrested over fake cocaine planted by police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-over-fake-cocaine-planted-by-police

SBA Police are investigating a cocaine shipment from Greece to Cyprus after two men under surveillance were arrested while trying to retrieve drugs that turned out to be fake cocaine planted by cops in Athens during a ship container inspection...

3. Credit Suisse guilty of money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-guilty-of-money-laundering

Credit Suisse has been found guilty and fined for involvement in money laundering related to a Bulgarian drugs ring....

4. Concerns over increasing drugs trafficked through occupied side

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-over-increasing-drugs-trafficked-through-occupied-side

Cyprus Drug Law Enforcement Unit (DLEU) on Thursday expressed concerns that drug dealers may be using Turkey to transport illegal substances to the occupied areas and then to the Cyprus Republic. This comes after drug traffickers needed to find other distribution channels following the start of the war in Ukraine....

5. Second suspect nabbed after checkpoint drug bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-suspect-nabbed-after-checkpoint-drug-bust

A woman in Nicosia has been arrested in connection with a drug trafficking case under investigation after customs officers at the Agios Dometios checkpoint found drugs inside a car two days earlier...

6. Conspicuous driver busted for drugs at checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conspicuous-driver-busted-for-drugs-at-checkpoint

A man was arrested Monday at the Agios Dometios checkpoint after Greek Cypriot customs officers found drugs in his car, with the incident taking place just days after Turkish Cypriots accused the south of ramping up checks to deter shopping in the north...

7. Casino boss in Cyprus dies in hail of bullets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/casino-boss-in-cyprus-dies-in-hail-of-bullets

A Turkish Cypriot businessman in the north was gunned down Tuesday after his convoy was attacked by assassins thought to be from the mainland, giving traction to a fugitive YouTuber mob boss who warned gangland turf wars in Turkey were now playing out on the island as well...

8. Credit Suisse faces money laundering charges in Bulgarian cocaine traffickers trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-faces-money-laundering-charges-in-bulgarian-cocaine-traffickers-trial

Credit Suisse faced charges in a Swiss court on Monday for allowing an alleged Bulgarian cocaine trafficking gang to launder millions of euros, some of it stuffed into suitcases....

9. MP sees conflict of interest behind ‘cocaine colonel’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-sees-conflict-of-interest-behind-‘cocaine-colonel

A member of parliament in Cyprus is raising a conflict of interest for Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides, saying when he was serving as defense minister he went easy on a colonel who was busted for drugs and the case was dropped altogether after he became the state’s second chief law enforcement officer...

10. Tomb raiding points to ‘at risk’ trial witness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grave-robbery-linked-to-‘at-risk-trial-witness

Police are investigating an apparent grave robbery in rural Nicosia, with reports suggesting a raided tomb at a Catholic cemetery could be linked to possible intimidation against a person in the witness protection program...

11. Coronavirus: What are the main symptoms of long Covid?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-coronavirus-what-are-the-main-symptoms-of-long-covid

All citizens, young and old, should be vaccinated, scientists say, as studies show that asymptomatic patients - in the first phase - developed long Covid symptoms after months....

12. Child cocaine exposure case goes forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-cocaine-exposure-case-goes-forward

A mother of young twins who reportedly tested positive for controlled substances is no longer a suspect, but Limassol police are charging her husband with multiple offences in an unusual case of pediatric exposure to cocaine...

13. Chief Justice scolds bench in Alexoui case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chief-justice-scolds-bench-in-alexoui-case

A dissenting opinion written by the Supreme Court president pointed to “errors of principle” on Thursday, after a new appeal to get Alexoui and Rudolf out of remanded custody based on new facts was struck down again...

14. Potential witness in Alexoui case arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/potential-witness-in-alexoui-case-arrested

A drug case suspect and potential key witness in an ongoing attempted murder trial is in police custody, after serving time in the north before being handed over on Friday to authorities in the south...

15. Drug suspect bites cop during traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-suspect-bites-cop-during-traffic-stop

Police officers have arrested two suspects on drug possession, with one of them also facing assault charges after he bit a drug squad agent on the hand...

16. Police announce driving offences that can lead to license revocation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-announce-driving-offences-that-can-lead-to-license-revocation

After the first days of February saw the first immediate revocations of the licences of two reckless drivers, the director of Traffic Police Yiannakis Georgiou on Tuesday specified the criteria that may land a driver a referral to the Road Transport Department for license revocation....

17. Cyprus rolls out tough traffic measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rolls-out-tough-traffic-measures

Traffic police are following through with strict measures announced by the government last week, with two drivers referred to the Road Transport Department to have their licences either suspended or revoked...

18. Ecstasy in Cypriot BBQs seized 'down under'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecstasy-hidden-in-cypriot-bbqs-seized-down-under

Australian police have arrested two men for allegedly smuggling 645 kilos of ecstasy hidden inside hundreds of aluminium barbecues, the culmination of a six-month investigation spanning three countries ...

19. Three women arrested in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-women-arrested-in-brothel-raid

Three women have been arrested after being accused of running a brothel in Limassol, just days after the police chief said he was waging war on prostitution...

20. Drugs behind ugly beat-down in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drugs-behind-ugly-beat-down-in-ayia-napa

A suspected drug dealer who was arrested Thursday in Ayia Napa reportedly had locked two younger men in an apartment and gave them a beat-down for failing to pay up...

21. Woman tries to sneak drugs into court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-tries-to-sneak-drugs-into-court

Police are looking for an adult female who is suspected of attempting to sneak cocaine into the hands of a man in custody at the Paphos courthouse...

22. Cocaine found on Cypriot-flagged ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cocaine-found-on-cypriot-flagged-ship

Twenty-two seamen on board the Cyprus-flagged UBC Savannah have been detained in Mexico on suspicion of illegal drug trafficking...

23. Tzionis pleads guilty in Strovolos double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tzionis-says-he-will-admit-all-charges

Loizos Tzionis, the main defendant in the Strovolos double murder case, pleaded guilty to all charges on Wednesday, during drama in the courtroom as his co-defendant brother was being sentenced to prison on burglary charges...

24. Suspected drug dealers on the run after car chase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-drug-dealers-on-the-run

Two suspects have been arrested while two more are wanted by police in connection with a cocaine bust that started with a car chase over the weekend...

25. App offers alcohol calculator for drivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/app-offers-alcohol-calculator-for-drivers

A recent study is back on the news following many accidents and road safety campaigns, busting myths about driving under the influence and helping drivers get a better grip on substance abuse...

26. Drugs wash ashore on Peyia coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drugs-wash-ashore-on-peyia-coast

A suspicious package off the Peyia coast turned out be 28 kilos of hashish, after a concerned citizen spotted something in the water and called authorities...

27. Six arrested in massive drug bust in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-in-massive-drug-bust-in-limassol

Six men have been arrested and more could soon be detained after a large-scale police operation uncovered some 100 kilos of cannabis in Limassol...

28. Cops seize cocaine mailed from Holland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-seize-cocaine-mailed-from-holland

Larnaca police have seized 16 kilos of cocaine from Holland after they were tipped off about a package filled with drugs that was mailed to Cyprus...

29. Drug dealer’s home was a drive-through fortress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-dealer-s-home-was-a-drive-through-fortress

Police are learning more about the residence of a male suspect in custody, who turned his home into an impenetrable fortress and a drive-through drug retailer...

30. Limassol police make headway in cannabis bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-police-make-headway-in-cannabis-bust

Police are investigating a case where several kilos of cannabis were found during a raid at a warehouse near Limassol port...

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