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23 January, 2022
 

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1. Defense accuses prosecutor of suborning perjury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defense-accuses-prosecutor-of-suborning-perjury

A Limassol criminal court held two defendants in contempt on Tuesday during a hearing in a drug case, after one of them got up and lashed out verbally saying he was being set up...

2. Doc pleads not guilty in fake vax case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doc-pleads-not-guilty-in-fake-vax-case

A Larnaca doctor accused of defrauding the state in connection with the issuance of COVID vaccination certificates pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple charges including felony conspiracy...

3. Prince Andrew will face a civil sex case trial later this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-andrew-will-face-a-civil-sex-case-trial-later-this-year

A judge has rejected Prince Andrew's attempt to have the sexual assault lawsuit against him thrown out....

4. Man gets five years for manslaughter in botched drug deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-five-years-for-manslaughter-in-botched-drug-deal

A drug buyer from Larnaca, who ran over with his car and killed a man in Limassol last year, was sentenced to five years in prison for manslaughter, with details heard in court suggesting he was scammed and tried to drive away in anger when the death took place...

5. Supreme Court overrules judge in paid sex case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-overrules-judge-in-paid-sex-case

Two men in Cyprus accused of pimping and rape under a new trafficking law have been ordered to remain in pretrial detention after the attorney general appealed the release of all three defendants in the country’s first ever case, where paying for sex could land someone in prison...

6. Judge cancels bail hearing in fatal hit and run

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-cancels-bail-hearing-in-fatal-hit-and-run

A Paphos judge has canceled a bail hearing for a suspect in a fatal two-car hit and run case, with prosecutors rushing the trial of the second driver and police saying they are in the dark regarding the first vehicle that struck the victim...

7. Stepdad jailed after bizarre sexual molestation trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stepdad-jailed-after-bizarre-sexual-molestation-trial

A bizarre case of sexual molestation against two teenage girls ended with a sentence of their stepdad in Famagusta district, after their biological father testified for the defense...

8. Shepherd gets ten years for raping college student

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shepherd-gets-ten-years-for-raping-college-student

A man has been sentenced to ten years in prison for rape, after a college student said she was out in the fields with her mother south of Nicosia when she was sexually assaulted under knife threat...

9. Defense pokes holes in Cyprus' Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defense-pokes-holes-in-cyprus-azeri-case

Half of the detained suspects in the Azeri case in Cyprus have been released from custody after their attorney argued that circumstantial evidence was insufficient to warrant their pre-trial detention and pointed to little chance of conviction...

10. Three face trial in sexual exploitation of young female

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-face-trial-in-sexual-exploitation-of-young-female

Police say a young woman is accusing three men of sexual exploitation, with reports saying she has been transported to a safe house before a Nicosia judge ordered the suspects free on bail...

11. Suspect enters witness protection in foukou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-enters-witness-protection-in-foukou-case

A suspect in a huge drug bust case dubbed 'foukou grills for down under' has entered the witness protection program in Cyprus, prompting police to make another arrest in a cross-border investigation spanning multiple countries...

12. Man sentenced after knife attack over money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-after-knife-attack-over-money

A Syrian man who stabbed a fellow worker in Limassol over missing money has been sentenced to 9 years for attempted murder...

13. Alexoui attorneys et al to mount counterattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-attorneys-et-al-to-mount-counterattack

Defense attorneys in the Glykas case are pointing fingers at law enforcement and state prosecution after the full exoneration of their clients, with reports saying a filing with the European Court of Human Rights was not out of the question in order to shed light on poor investigations by Cypriot police that resulted in a very long pre-trial detentions...

14. Case dismissed against man who threatened president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-court-dismisses-case-against-terror-suspect

A Lebanese man in Cyprus, who was facing serious terrorism charges in connection with a social media post about the country’s president, walked free this week after a Limassol court ruled allegations against him could not be substantiated...

15. Suspended sentences in bullied teen’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspended-sentences-in-bullied-teen-s-death

Three young males got suspended sentences for involuntary manslaughter in the case of Panayiotis, a bullied teen who died after binge drinking at a Saturday night birthday party...

16. 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...

17. Professor convicted for sexually abusing three students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/professor-convicted-for-sexually-abusing-three-students

A professor of obstetrics at the International Hellenic University (formerly the Alexander Technological Educational Institute) of Thessaloniki was handed a four-year suspended sentence yesterday after being found guilty of sexually abusing three former students....

18. Three found guilty in bullied teen’s death in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-found-guilty-in-bullied-teen-s-death-in-larnaca

Three out of four teens charged with involuntary manslaughter have been found guilty in connection with the death of Panayiotis, a bullied teen who died after binge drinking at a Saturday night birthday party...

19. House committee condemns sidelining of prison warden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-committee-condemns-sidelining-of-prison-warden

There was an odd twist during a House committee hearing on Tuesday, after it emerged that the prison warden had been told to sit out a crucial part regarding ankle bracelet legislation, with members crying foul over the arrangement...

20. Another chapter closes in Strovolos double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-chapter-closes-in-strovolos-double-murder

A man convicted as an accomplice in the Strovolos double murder case has lost his appeal, with his lawyers failing to convince the Supreme Court that the conviction of their client was not based on solid evidence...

21. Cyprus’ unique terror court case turns topsy-turvy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unique-terror-court-case-turns-topsy-turvy

A defence attorney for a man accused of threatening Cyprus’ president threw a topsy-turvy on Tuesday before a Limassol judge, who was scheduled to pass sentence in the country’s unprecedented terror case...

22. Man who threatened president pleads guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-who-threatened-president-pleads-guilty

A man accused of issuing a threat against the Cypriot president has entered a change of plea, following his arrest in Limassol last year after he was identified by foreign intelligence as a terrorist sympathizer...

23. ISIS 'Beatles' member expected to plead guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-beatles-member-expected-to-plead-guilty

An Islamic State jihadist of Cypriot origins and member of the terrorist cell “The Beatles” is rumored to have changed his plea to guilty, thus foregoing trial in a US courtroom...

24. Evidence destroyed in Limassol court fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evidence-destroyed-in-limassol-court-fire

Evidence and records involving serious criminal cases may have been damaged in an apparent arson at the Limassol Courthouse, with reports saying perpetrators used a ladder to gain access to the building by breaking a window...

25. Cop wannabe falls short but ID says otherwise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-wannabe-falls-short-but-her-id-says-otherwise

A female police applicant who was rejected for failing to meet minimum height requirements has won her case in the Supreme Court, after judges said a renewed ID card was 'new evidence' despite her height from head to toe still falling short during a physical exam...

26. Legal defends blacked out passport report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-defends-blacked-out-passport-report

The Legal department in the Republic of Cyprus has issued its final report on golden passports, but its decision to include privacy issues as a reason to black out information has come under media scrutiny...

27. Star Flyer accident settled out of court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/star-flyer-accident-settled-out-of-court

The Star Flyer accident case, in which a mother and son were injured two years ago in Ayia Napa, has been settled out of court according to local media...

28. Grenade thrown at home of trial witness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grenade-thrown-outside-home-of-alexoui-witness

Three young males have been arrested in connection with an investigation into a hand grenade attack against a Lakatamia residence, whose owner is a witness in the Alexoui case...

29. Cyprus drops case against pandemic protester

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-drops-case-against-pandemic-protester

State prosecutors have dropped a case against a protester who was being accused of health law violations during a demonstration amid pandemic restrictions, but the Legal department says constitutionality questions raised by his lawyer are still pending...

30. Man pleads not guilty in bloodbath murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloodbath-double-murder-suspects-pleads-not-guilty

A man accused of killing his wife and son in rural Nicosia in early February has pleaded not guilty to premeditated charges, while it remains unclear whether he will have a fitness hearing before the trial...

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