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03 March, 2021
 

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1. ‘Sugar daddy’ loses appeal in child rape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘sugar-daddy-loses-appeal-in-child-rape

The Supreme Court has upheld the sentence of an elderly man who was convicted of having paid sex with a teenage girl, with the bench declaring that punishment for sexual crimes against children ought to be severe as well as act as a deterrent...

2. Limassol cops shut down underground poker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cops-shut-down-underground-poker

Over a dozen people were fined by police in Limassol for violating health laws after being caught red handed engaging in an illegal poker game during night curfew...

3. Limassol cops shut down birthday party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cops-shut-down-birthday-party

Twenty people including young children attending a birthday party were spotted at a restaurant in Limassol, with police issuing over a dozen fines and a citation to the business owner for violating emergency health laws...

4. Police back off as peaceful marchers defy ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-back-off-as-marchers-defy-ban

Thousands took to the streets in Nicosia over the weekend to protest against a controversial ban on peaceful assembly, with marchers and officers on their best behavior after an earlier anti-corruption demonstration was put down by use of force...

5. Protesters accuse cops of police brutality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-accuse-cops-of-police-brutality

A probe into alleged police brutality has been launched after law enforcement officials were criticized over a heavy-handed response to a peaceful protest against corruption in downtown Nicosia on Saturday...

6. Witness slip-up stuns court in Alexoui case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/witness-slip-up-stuns-court-in-alexoui-case

Prosecutors in the Alexoui case were forced to correct the record on Monday, in reference to a previous hearing when it emerged that their sole prosecution witness and victim had access to undisclosed information from a recent witness statement...

7. Cops warn drivers of slippery road surfaces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-warn-drivers-of-slippery-road-surfaces

Officers on duty were seen helping a car that was stuck in sleet up in Troodos mountains over the weekend, amid reports of inclement weather and warnings over slippery conditions due to ice...

8. Legal experts pounce on Yiolitis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-experts-pounce-on-yiolitis-case

A well-known Cypriot lawyer, who raised questions over a home search after Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis filed a criminal complaint against a Twitter parody account, has written to the Police Chief asking to obtain public information as a concerned citizen...

9. Police criticised over 'botched' Twitter raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-criticized-over-botched-twitter-raid

Police continue to be criticized over a home raid on the weekend when officers confiscated a woman’s computer and phone after Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis complained about a parody account on Twitter, with the woman's lawyer accusing police of fishing for evidence at the wrong house...

10. Nicosia cops detain six women in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-arrest-six-women-in-brothel-raid

Six sex workers were detained Friday during a police raid in Nicosia, with officers arresting one of them on prostitution-related charges...

11. Cops on the lookout for fake COVID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-on-the-lookout-for-fake-covid-docs

Police headquarters issued emergency instructions on Wednesday after receiving information that motorists could be using fake COVID certificates to pass through roadblocks that were designed to block travel without a legitimate purpose...

12. Protesters defy ban on peaceful assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-defy-ban-on-peaceful-assembly

Harsh words against the police and a handful of arrests marred the weekend in Paphos and Limassol, after small numbers of protesters and riot police came face to face on Saturday over the right to protest in public...

13. Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-defend-use-of-firearm-in-traffic-stop

Questions have been raised in local media over the use of firearms by on-duty police officers, following an incident in Paphos when warning shots were fired during a traffic stop...

14. Cops fire warning shots to stop vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-fire-warning-shots-to-stop-vehicle

Police in Paphos district arrested a male driver on Thursday after he refused to stop for inspection, prompting officers to fire warning shots in the air...

15. 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...

16. Paphos man beaten over noise complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-man-beaten-over-noise-complaint

A noise complaint in Paphos turned into an investigation into assault and destruction of property, after youths allegedly attacked a neighbour who called the cops on them...

17. Cops go online to catch protocol violators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-go-online-to-catch-protocol-violators

Cypriot officials have been busy scrolling through Facebook to proactively identify and prevent organized parties that appear to violate health protocols against the spread of the coronavirus...

18. Health officials call cops on quarantine violators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-officials-call-cops-on-quarantine-violators

A recent traveler who was instructed to remain in self isolation but was out and about was greeted by police officers at the door, with authorities saying they were stepping up home inspections to combat quarantine violations...

19. Man wanted for attempted murder in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-attempted-murder-in-paphos

Police say they are looking for a male suspect in connection with an attempted murder investigation in Paphos last week, while officials raise doubts over a stabbed man’s version of events...

20. Cops criticized over handling downtown clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-criticized-over-handling-downtown-incident

Another suspect has been arrested on a court warrant following Sunday’s downtown fatal incident in Nicosia, while critics continue to cry foul over the way officials are handling the situation in the media...

21. Jailed hostel manager says he is not a pimp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hostel-manager-says-he-is-not-a-pimp

A male suspect facing pimping charges in a recent brothel investigation in downtown Nicosia says he was only renting single rooms to women and charging a lodging fee...

22. Police raid 'brothel' in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-brothel-in-nicosia

Nicosia police arrested a local man and took seven women into protective custody following a raid at an old hotel described as a front for prostitution...

23. Cops get to the bottom of Paphos incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-vow-to-get-to-the-bottom-of-paphos-incident

A Paphos judge ordered six men and two women in remanded custody for four days following their arrest on charges of public nuisance...

24. Downtown clashes continue on the island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/downtown-clashes-continue-in-cyprus

Police officers have been busy over the weekend with public incidents in two districts, with a number of arrests taking place in Paphos and three people ending up in hospital in Nicosia...

25. Bill calls for videotaping police interrogations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-calls-for-videotaping-police-interrogations

The House is looking into legislation that would make mandatory the videotaping of custodial interrogations, a move that would allow the Republic of Cyprus to join other modern states in the way suspects are being treated by police...

26. Fake cops visit woman's apartment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fake-cops-visit-woman-s-apartment

Cyprus police are telling the public to remain vigilant following a complaint where a woman says she was robbed by two cop impersonators who entered her residence on false pretenses...

27. Two youths arrested over soccer incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-youths-arrested-over-soccer-incident

Two young men were arrested on Wednesday in Limassol after police attempted to break up a futsal game, with the suspects being accused of physically and verbally assaulting the officers...

28. Cops bust door down in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-bust-door-down-in-paphos

Two foreign women in a Paphos apartment were arrested on Tuesday, after police officers broke down the door but failed to locate their initial suspect, who is thought by local media to have allegedly given cover to murder suspects...

29. Police seize scrap wood for Easter bonfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seize-scrap-wood-for-easter-bonfires

Local crews in Nicosia’s Strovolos municipality have been busy removing scrap wood stashed away in abandoned buildings in an effort to crack down on illegal lambradjia bonfires on upcoming Holy Saturday...

30. Police break up soccer match downtown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-break-up-soccer-match-downtown

Four males from Cameroon were arrested on Tuesday in old Nicosia after police attempted to break up a soccer match, while two detainees were also accused of assaulting an officer and resisting arrest...

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