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19 January, 2022
 

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1. Safe pass arrest sheds light on giant loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-arrest-sheds-light-on-giant-loophole

A man at a local store in Limassol was arrested on Wednesday after police officers who asked to inspect his Safe Pass determined the document did not match his ID card, but not everyone is on the same page regarding secondary inspections at the door...

2. Two bodies found in missing Russian women case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-bodies-found-in-missing-russian-women-case

Police say two bodies were found buried in the yard of a cottage on Sunday in connection with the case of two missing Russian women, with investigators saying they believe they know who committed double murder but still no motive has been established...

3. Cops ridiculed after assassination case falls flat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-ridiculed-after-assassination-case-falls-flat

Three suspects in an alleged plot to assassinate a Limassol businessman walked free on Monday after prosecutors failed to find any evidence, with media pundits criticizing how police missed red flags by relying on a verbal complaint without vetting...

4. 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...

5. Alexoui and Rudolf acquitted in Glykas case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-and-rudolf-acquitted-in-glykas-case

A Nicosia criminal court has acquitted Alexoui and Rudolf of attempted murder charges, following a lengthy prosecution based solely on a victim witness and a changing story that captivated court watchers and legal minds on the island...

6. Supreme Court slams unwarranted access to phone data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-slams-unwarranted-access-to-phone-data

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has found that a law allowing indiscriminate phone data retention for police purposes violates EU rights to privacy, with experts describing the decision as a major upset in ongoing criminal cases built on private information...

7. Cops bust marijuana grow in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-bust-marijuana-grow-in-limassol

Three persons in Limassol have been arrested following a raid at an abandoned shop where drug squad officers uncovered an elaborate grow operation of illegal marijuana...

8. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

9. Cops investigate assassination plot in total secrecy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-investigate-assassination-plot-in-total-secrecy

Cyprus police are keeping details of an arrest in Engomi under wraps, but local media are speculating a foreign man is suspected to be a contract killer sent to the island to assassinate a businessman in Nicosia...

10. Supermarkets want a Safe Pass redo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supermarkets-want-a-safe-pass-redo

Supermarket representatives in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over Safe Pass measures, accusing police officers of being vindictive with fines and pointing out that some door greeters are even scared to confront aggressive customers...

11. Cops up their game in safe pass checks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-up-their-game-in-safe-pass-checks

Police officers in the Republic of Cyprus have been instructed to examine Safe Pass documents more closely if they suspect a document might be fake, while violators could face up to three years in prison...

12. Protesters want cops on trial in Orestis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-want-cops-on-trial-in-orestis-case

A group of protesters on Wednesday called on the state attorney to order criminal prosecution against police in Cyprus’ serial killer case, following reports that officers could potentially face at most disciplinary action because witnesses would not come forward in a trial...

13. Plainclothes issued police badges in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plainclothes-issued-police-badges-in-cyprus

Plainclothes law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus will be required to carry a new readily distinguishable police badge, which must be displayed or shown promptly to members of the public...

14. Prosecutors seek murder trial without body

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-seek-murder-trial-without-body

Prosecutors in a key witness disappearance investigation are asking a judge to modify felony conspiracy charges to murder, despite having no body to prove evidence in court...

15. Trained cops but no animal police in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trained-cops-but-no-animal-police-in-cyprus

A new law in Cyprus will provide for up to ten police officers to be trained on handling animal cases, with critics accusing the government of failing to deliver on its promise to create a proper animal police...

16. Citizens accuse cops of being overzealous

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-accuse-cops-of-being-overzealous

Police are investigating complaints from citizens who accused officers of being overzealous by asking to inspect rapid test documents over the weekend...

17. ‘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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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