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13 April, 2021
 

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1. 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...

2. Barbershop wars waged across district lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/barbershop-wars-staged-across-district-s-lines

Police are investigating arson and hand grenade attacks over recent days with at least two incidents involving barber shops across district lines, but investigators stopped short of saying whether they believe any cases could be linked...

3. Backchannel migration approvals probed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/backchannel-migration-approvals-probed

A man has accused the interior minister of approving visa extensions for a select number of foreign workers while rejecting others including his elderly mother’s helper, with reports pointing to a bigger scandal where rejected cases were being approved fraudulently through a channel involving a high price tag...

4. 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...

5. 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....

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. Man arrested after body found in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-body-spotted-in-buffer-zone

Larnaca police went on alert Tuesday morning after a dead body was found in Athienou, with preliminary reports saying nothing has been ruled out...

10. Man behind mansion carnival party arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-behind-mansion-carnival-party-arrested

Police have tracked down and arrested the man who is believed to have rented a mansion in Paphos for a carnival party last weekend...

11. 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...

12. Chloraka suspects deny murder charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-suspects-deny-murder-charges

Two male suspects extradited from Turkey to face trial in the Chloraka killing of a 20-year-old Syrian man have pleaded not guilty to premeditated murder charges, with a judge ordering them to remain in custody while nine others face manslaughter in the same case but separate trial...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. Police smart vehicle flags down wanted man

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-smart-vehicle-flags-down-wanted-man

Police continue to put their smart vehicles to good use while out on the road, after a car driven by a wanted man who had had too much to drink was flagged on Wednesday by the mobile ANPR system...

17. 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...

18. Driver jailed for punching father and son

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-jailed-for-punching-father-and-son

A local man was arrested in Limassol on aggravated assault charges following a road rage incident on Thursday, with reports saying an altercation took place between two drivers but also a man’s father who rushed to the scene...

19. High school student says she was gang-raped

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

Three male teens are in custody after a high school student in Limassol told police she was raped last year, with the boys denying the allegations and saying sexual intercourse was consensual...

20. Cop with covered badge number in hot water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-with-covered-badge-number-in-hot-water

A member of an elite police unit is under investigation following reports that the ID number on his helmet had been covered during an operation at a protest in downtown Nicosia...

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. 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...

25. Man arrested after bloodbath double killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sought-over-deaths-of-wife-and-son

Police apprehended a suspect in Thursday's bloodbath double murder in rural Nicosia, after a husband was believed to have killed his wife and son while also injuring his other son who survived as neighbours came running...

26. 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...

27. Woman arrested after mask incident escalates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-after-mask-incident-escalates

A female passenger on a bus in Limassol, who reportedly refused to wear a mask, has been arrested on assault charges after police said she struck an officer on duty...

28. 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...

29. Biker dies in violent crash in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-dies-in-violent-crash-in-paphos

A male driver in Paphos was briefly detained on vehicular manslaughter charges on Friday evening, after a biker was killed in a multi-vehicle collision involving an illegal right turn...

30. Asylum seekers at Pournara breach gate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-at-pournara-breach-gate

A group of asylum seekers at Nicosia’s Pournara camp got a brief taste of freedom on Wednesday, after residents breached the front gate during a protest against long-term detention at the migration facility...

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