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1. Officers in serial killer probe lawyer up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-in-serial-killer-probe-lawyer-up

A local report hints at legal wars brewing within prosecution agencies in the Republic of Cyprus, following the attorney general’s decision to prosecute fifteen police officers in the serial killer case...

2. Two men face attempted kidnapping in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-men-face-attempted-kidnapping-in-paphos

Two Syrian men accused of attempted kidnapping denied the charges on Saturday, a day after a private security guard in Paphos made a citizen’s arrest and told police he saw the suspects trying to abduct two boys...

3. Police warn coronavirus lockdown may lead to increase in child grooming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-coronavirus-lockdown-may-lead-to-increase-in-child-grooming

Police on Tuesday warned that the increased use of the internet by minors during the coronavirus lockdown brings increased risk of child grooming....

4. New developments in key witness disappearance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-developments-in-key-witness-disappearance

There are new developments in the disappearance of ex-con and key witness Ahmed Zaidan, with crime investigators looking into allegations that he was seen being forced into the trunk of a car at gunpoint...

5. Disappearance turns into felony murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappearance-turns-into-felony-murder-case

Police are still looking for a second suspect in the disappearance of an ex-con two weeks ago, with reports describing the case as a rendezvous with death with drug trafficking in the background...

6. Ex-con under witness protection goes missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-under-witness-protection-missing

A suspect has been remanded in custody in connection with the disappearance of a Syrian man, who was said to be under witness protection with police fearing the worst...

7. Cyprus police weigh in on match fixing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-weighs-in-on-match-fixing

Cypriot police say they knew last year about a possible involvement of specific individuals rigging the Beautiful Game but could not act citing phone privacy concerns...

8. More work needed in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-work-needed-in-serial-killer-probe

More statements described as “necessary” and some changes are being sought in the serial killer probe, which has identified so far two dozen officers for failing to do their job in handling cases of missing women and children who were later found murdered in Cyprus...

9. Last defendant convicted in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-defendant-convicted-in-strovolos-murders

The last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial, the only one who did not admit to any crimes, was found guilty of manslaughter on Wednesday by a criminal court in Nicosia...

10. New wiretap law on the skids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wiretap-law-on-the-skids

The president and justice minister are set to meet on Monday to discuss a government phone tapping bill that passed the House on Friday, following concerns that last-minute amendments could be defeating the purpose...

11. Officers named in serial killer probe

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

An independent probe into police handling of missing complaints in the serial killer case has been completed, with investigators naming some 20 officers for failing to do their job...

12. Shocking details in Limassol torture case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-in-limassol-torture-case

A 21-year-old man was remanded in custody on Tuesday in connection with a case of suspected torture, with an 18-year-old male saying the suspect threatened to kill him if he didn't let him have his way...

13. Dad arrested on child abduction charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dad-arrested-on-child-abduction-charges

A father has been arrested in Paphos following a kidnapping incident, after he reportedly snatched his two children from the custody of their mother...

14. Medical files set on fire at a Larnaca school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-records-set-on-fire-at-a-larnaca-school

Police are investigating a suspected arson at a Larnaca elementary school, where medical records of pupils appeared to have been set on fire...

15. Local man says his kids were kidnapped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-man-says-his-kids-were-kidnapped

Police are looking for a European woman who allegedly abducted her two children three weeks ago and left the country...

16. Sentence in Strovolos double murder on hold

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sentence-in-strovolos-double-murder-on-hold

A criminal court in Nicosia has sentenced Lefteris Solomou, the half-brother of his co-defendant in the Strovolos double murder, but details were left out due to a scheduled funeral on Wednesday afternoon...

17. Sara slams Tzionis with forgotten detail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shams-slams-tzionis-with-forgotten-detail

The former girlfriend of accused double murderer Loizos Tzionis says the defendant confided in her that he had been planning to rob the Strovolos couple, who were found stabbed to death in their home in April 2018...

18. Custody issue raised in Marie abduction trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/custody-issue-raised-during-marie-abduction-trial

Five defendants have pleaded not guilty to kidnapping charges in Marie’s abduction in 2017, while prosecution is facing mounting pressure to clarify whether or not the Norwegian father of the little girl had legal custody...

19. Citizens praised for helping police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-praised-for-helping-police

Dozens of citizens got praise from authorities during a police award ceremony on Wednesday in recognition of their role in combating crime...

20. Strovolos double murder trial gets ugly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strovolos-double-murder-trial-gets-ugly

A defence attorney in the Strovolos double murder trial accused a police officer of falsifying a document, prompting a heated exchange in the courtroom...

21. Tzionis changes plea on some charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tzionis-changes-plea-on-some-charges

There were new developments on Monday in the Strovolos double murder trial, with the main defendant changing his plea to guilty on burglary and kidnapping, while still maintains his innocence on the murder charges...

22. Serial killer locked up for life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orestis-pleads-guilty-to-murder-charges

Nikos Metaxas was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for the murders of five women and two children, just hours after he pleaded guilty in an unprecedented serial killer case that shocked the public in Cyprus and overseas...

23. Tzionis backs away from plea change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tzionis-backs-away-from-plea-change

The defendant in the Strovolos double murder case has been given additional time to contemplate his answers to some of the charges against him...

24. Tzionis hints at a change of plea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tzionis-hints-at-a-change-of-plea

There are new developments in the Strovolos double murder trial, with reports saying the main defendant wishes to address the court over some of the charges against him and the prosecutor saying there can be no preconditions...

25. Mom arrested for snatching son from foster care

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mom-arrested-after-snatching-son-from-foster-care

A mother has been arrested on kidnapping charges after Child Services accused her of snatching her son from a foster care facility...

26. Divers find third suitcase in red lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-suitcase-found-at-red-lake

Divers located the third suitcase in the red lake believed to contain the remains of an adult Filipina in the serial killer case...

27. Police focus on new email in Orestis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-focus-on-new-email-in-orestis-case

Alleged serial killer Nikos Metaxas was remanded in custody for eight more days on Wednesday, as police investigators are looking into a new email address linked to the case...

28. Abducted woman found after car accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abducted-woman-found-after-car-accident

Two male suspects have been arrested in the abduction of a 36-year-old woman, who was forced into a car in broad daylight in Limassol on Thursday...

29. Cops blame Mitseros case flaws on privacy laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-blame-mitseros-case-flaws-on-privacy-laws

A debate is brewing in Cyprus over privacy laws, in the wake of a shocking confession of a serial killer who admitted to multiple murders and allegations against the police for not doing enough to investigate missing cases of foreign women...

30. Another body turns up in the Filipina murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-body-turns-up-in-the-filipina-murders

Another dead body turned up in the investigation of the Filipina murders, with media sources saying the suspected serial killer reportedly gave another confession but could not remember if the victim was from India or Nepal...

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