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25 June, 2024
 

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1. Drug enforcement cops send 420 youths to rehab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-enforcement-cops-send-420-youths-to-rehab

Between 2021 and 2024, YKAN, Cyprus' drug enforcement agency, facilitated rehabilitation treatment programs for 420 young individuals, the majority of whom were students. ...

2. Woman kills boyfriend over $30M inheritance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-kills-boyfriend-over-$30m-inheritance

A North Dakota woman fatally poisoned her boyfriend after learning about his plans to dump her — because he had inherited $30 million just hours earlier, police said....

3. Court goes out with a bang in sex client case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-goes-out-with-a-bang-in-sex-client-case

The curtains were drawn on a Nicosia criminal court this week after its last act included sentencing a man for buying sexual services, the first ever explicit client conviction on the island, but questions remains over the long and protracted case where a young female prostitute was described as a trafficking victim...

4. The consequences of driving with improper footwear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-consequences-of-driving-with-improper-footwear

As the weather heats up it might be tempting to kick off your winter shoes for something lighter, but doing so could see you in hot water....

5. Cops probe gang assault on food delivery drivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-gang-assault-on-food-delivery-driver

Six suspects including minors have been arrested in Limassol after a food delivery driver was robbed and later attacked by unknown assailants as he was trying with friends to retrieve his stolen motorcycle at a local park...

6. Cops boost sex trafficking ops days after Limassol murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-boost-sex-trafficking-ops-days-after-limassol-murder

Cyprus Police arrested a man in Limassol on Tuesday during a sex trafficking operation, but officials declined to comment whether the investigation was linked to the murder of an unnamed woman from Ukraine over the weekend...

7. Police silent over alleged op to catch teen predator

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-silent-over-alleged-op-to-catch-teen-predator

Police declined to comment on an alleged kidnapping of two teenagers at a park in Nicosia, following reports that a boy and a girl accompanied by their parents filed a complaint that led to a failed undercover operation to catch a pervert...

8. Disappearance less clear after cops nab hacker’s pal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappearance-less-clear-after-cops-nab-hacker-s-pal

A man said to be an acquaintance of Little Hacker, the detained suspect in a disappearance case possibly linked to cryptocurrency theft, has also been nabbed by police after investigators became suspicious over partial statements he had made, but charges still remained unclear...

9. Police suspect foul play in cryptic disappearance case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-suspect-foul-play-in-cryptic-disappearance-case

A local man who did time in a US prison and is also being accused of bitcoin theft in Cyprus has turned himself in, but he is reportedly not answering questions about the disappearance of a man whose torched vehicle was found in rural Nicosia last week...

10. Citizen wants to school police over 'wrongful arrest'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizen-wants-to-school-police-over-wrongful-arrest

A private citizen in Cyprus is going after police following an encounter outside Parliament last month, saying he was wrongfully arrested as a concerned bystander by vengeful motorbike cops during a protest about foreclosures...

11. Cops question mom who ordered BB gun for son

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-question-mom-who-ordered-bb-gun-for-son

A woman in Paphos who ordered a BB gun for her teenage son has been questioned by police, after customs officers suspected a package that arrived from overseas contained what appeared to be a prohibited weapon...

12. Cops criticized after wild brawl at contentious memorial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-criticized-after-wild-brawl-at-contentious-memorial

Cyprus Police have arrested a handful of suspects following a wild brawl during a memorial event of a controversial army general in Limassol, but critics accuse law enforcement of failing to detain offenders during the event as things got out of hand...

13. Man murdered for a mere 200 euros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-murdered-for-a-mere-200-euros

The brutal murder of 61-year-old Dorotheos Dimitriadis on January 4 in Latsia by a group of people who beat him mercilessly has shocked the country....

14. High speed chase in Nicosia sparks debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-speed-chase-in-nicosia-sparks-debate

A motorcyclist was hospitalized on Tuesday after he was injured in an accident during a high-speed police chase, which caught onlookers by surprise as the suspect took cops on a dangerous ride through the capital...

15. Abduction of Cyprus’ Little Hacker points to bizarre case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abduction-of-cyprus-little-hacker-points-to-bizarre-case

Cyprus Police have landed on a tortuous case after it was revealed that a recent abduction of the island’s infamous 'Little Hacker' allegedly came to expose a fake arrest in the buffer zone and a real plot against a prominent businessman who has been in the crosshairs of law enforcement for years...

16. Police gun drawn outside football stadium stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-gun-drawn-outside-football-stadium-stirs-debate

A viral photo showing a police officer holding his firearm outside a football stadium in Cyprus has prompted the reaction of a law enforcement association that suggests proportional response to out-of-control football hooliganism could warrant the use of a lethal weapon...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. Foreign tourist goes after Ayia Napa police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-tourist-goes-after-ayia-napa-police

A Chinese man living in London is seeking public support as he takes on the police in Ayia Napa, saying he was physically and verbally abused in a racially-motivated encounter during the pandemic and further alleging he was denied access to a lawyer...

20. Cops seek public's help in Ledra clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-seek-public-s-help-in-ledra-clash

Nicosia police are asking the public for help in identifying young men who appear in a video in connection with a downtown brawl last weekend...

21. Cops keep tight lid on sex trafficking case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-keep-tight-lid-on-sex-trafficking-case

Police continue to keep a tight lid on a sex trafficking investigation, with prosecutors filing a case against a male suspect after two other men have been accused of seeking services from a woman described as a possible victim...

22. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

23. Suspected sex offender facing trafficking charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-sex-offender-facing-trafficking-charges

Police are keeping a tight lid on an arrest in connection with a sex exploitation case after a man was arrested on Sunday on indecent assault and rape charges...

24. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

25. Cops identify driver in left turn bicycle accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-identify-driver-in-left-turn-bicycle-accident

A driver is facing charges for fleeing the scene of an accident after a video on social media showed a car turning left in front of a woman on an electric bicycle, with additional charges possibly including negligence...

26. Three women jailed in ‘illegal brothel’ case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-women-jailed-in-‘illegal-brothel-case

Three women initially suspected of being sex trafficking victims have been arrested in Nicosia on suspicion of taking part in the running of an illegal brothel, with police securing eight-day remands but declining to specify any provisional charges against them...

27. Prostitutes detained after botched trafficking raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-prostitutes-detained-after-botched-trafficking-raid

Police are filing charges against two women accused of running an illegal brothel, after they were arrested on Thursday in Limassol during an undercover trafficking operation that yielded no evidence...

28. Vindicated Alexoui goes after ‘malicious prosecutors’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vindicated-alexoui-goes-after-‘malicious-prosecutors

Nicosia businessman Alexis ‘Alexoui’ Mavromichalis has filed a complaint with police internal affairs five months after he was vindicated of attempted murder, accusing prosecutors of malicious prosecution and concealing exculpatory evidence...

29. Cops get new toy to catch speeders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-get-new-toy-to-catch-speeders

Police patrol cars in Cyprus are now equipped with Doppler radar, making it easier and safer for officers to go after speeding offenders anywhere day or night...

30. Pimp locked up in Limassol brothel case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pimp-locked-up-in-limassol-brothel-case

A man in Limassol has been sentenced to eight years in prison for pandering, after police detained him and four women during a prostitution sting in late 2020...

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