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22 April, 2021
 

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1. Man in witness protection gunned down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-witness-protection-gunned-down

A man who was in the witness protection program was killed Monday night on a coastal road in Larnaca, after his vehicle was riddled with bullets in what is believed to be a mob-style hit...

2. Interim report on golden passports delivered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interim-report-on-golden-passports-delivered

An interim report on the golden passport scandal in the Republic of Cyprus says just over half of citizenships granted by the executive branch were not approved lawfully...

3. Cyprus hurries to clean up company registry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hurries-to-clean-up-company-registry

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has called on business stakeholders in Cyprus to embrace a new effort of recording and updating true information about beneficiaries of companies, saying a new digital registry that can bolster transparency on the island...

4. 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...

5. Restaurant in Nicosia centre heavily gunned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurant-in-nicosia-centre-heavily-gunned

A fashionable restaurant in the centre of Nicosia was heavily attacked with gunfire in the early hours of Wednesday, with authorities following CCTV leads depicting the gunman in action. ...

6. Man detained in child porn livestream case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-in-child-porn-livestream-case

Cypriot police officers placed a man under arrest on child pornography charges after they were notified by Europol about a suspect who gained direct access to a live show...

7. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

8. College student says she was raped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/college-student-says-she-was-raped

A man has been arrested in Nicosia on rape charges following a complaint by a university student, who said she was sexually assaulted under knife threat...

9. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

10. More arrests after body dug up in Athienou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-arrests-after-body-dug-up-in-athienou

Two more suspects have been arrested after a body was dug up in a field in the buffer zone, with new details raising more questions and police keeping a tight lid on a launched murder investigation...

11. Gloves are off in EU-China relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-in-eu-china-relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

12. 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...

13. Another convicted sex offender loses appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-convicted-sex-offender-loses-appeal

The Supreme Court has confirmed the conviction of a man who committed sex crimes against a young girl, saying the fact that he was also a minor during the early years of the abuse did not mean his sentence was excessive...

14. State drops big marriage fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-drops-big-marriage-fraud-case

Police in Cyprus were distinctly furious this week after prosecutors dropped charges against nine suspects in a fake marriage case, with the Legal department arguing an amended law linking sham marriage to immigration violations was not retroactive...

15. Limassol kidnapping case heads to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-kidnapping-case-heads-to-court

Police prosecutors are filing charges against one of two suspects in last month’s attempted kidnapping case in Limassol, with the two men denying ever trying to abduct the boys and insisting they had joined a group of kids to play soccer together...

16. Sexual harassment and abuse cases piling up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-cases-piling-up

Cyprus police are currently working on 16 sexual harassment and abuse reports, three of which were filed over the past ten days alone...

17. Perverted uncle denied sentence reduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perverted-uncle-denied-sentence-reduction

The Supreme Court has called on authorities to reevaluate a prison release programme for sex offenders, citing a case where a convicted man under a restraining order had preyed on his niece while another case was pending against him...

18. Detained street vendors accused of kidnapping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/detained-street-vendors-accused-of-kidnapping

Two men in Limassol were remanded in custody for eight days, facing kidnapping charges after a parent said street vendors tried to entice a group of children to buy soccer jerseys from a car nearby...

19. ‘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...

20. 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...

21. Sexual abuse complaints hit double digits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-abuse-complaints-hit-double-digits

Police say over ten official complaints involving sexual abuse allegations were under investigation, as one case after the other came forward in Cyprus’ own MeToo movement...

22. Doctor’s sexual misconduct trial goes forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-s-sexual-misconduct-trial-goes-forward

A sexual assault case against a doctor with a large medical practice in Cyprus is moving forward, while questions have been raised over a messenger company that failed for months to serve him court documents as well as a prior conviction that fell through the cracks...

23. Car blows up outside lawyer’s home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-blows-up-outside-lawyer-s-home

Police are investigating a car bombing in Limassol following an explosion in the town’s northern district right outside the residence of an attorney...

24. Paphos grenade attack suspects walk free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-grenade-attack-suspects-walk-free

Two suspects in Tuesday’s grenade attack in Paphos have been released from police custody after it emerged that they were arrested while investigators had no incriminating information against them...

25. New devastating bombshell in Alexoui case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-devastating-bombshell-in-alexoui-case

The attorneys for Alexoui and Rudolf in a long and protracted attempted murder trial dropped another bombshell this week, alleging “serious criminal offences” involving police and possibly the Legal Department...

26. Father and son arrested in grenade attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-and-son-wanted-in-grenade-attack

A loud explosion shook an entire neighborhood in downtown Paphos on Tuesday evening after an offensive hand grenade was tossed from a motorcycle, with police issuing arrest warrants for two suspects...

27. Car shot story doesn’t add up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-shot-story-doesn-t-add-up

Police have more questions over Tuesday’s attempted murder case, after failing to locate evidence to back up a driver’s story who said his car was shot multiple times...

28. Double murder suspect was a teen killer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/double-murder-suspect-was-a-teen-killer

Shocking revelations came to light in the aftermath of Thursday’s double murder in Ergates, after it emerged that the suspect accused of killing his wife and son had actually killed his niece 45 years ago when he was a teenager...

29. Police arrest wrong ‘illegal’ immigrant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-wrong-‘illegal-immigrant

A foreign national was arrested in Paphos during a health inspection after offices suspected immigration offences, with officials later ordering police to release the suspect as he was not out of status...

30. Paphos court rules stabbing was self defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-court-rules-stabbing-was-self-defence

A defendant who visited Cyprus last year and ended up in jail for seven months after stabbing another man, walked free this week after prosecutors failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that he had murderous intent, with judges ruling self-defence was justifiable...

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