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24 June, 2021
 

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1. Protesters want cops on trial in Orestis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-want-cops-on-trial-in-orestis-case

A group of protesters on Wednesday called on the state attorney to order criminal prosecution against police in Cyprus’ serial killer case, following reports that officers could potentially face at most disciplinary action because witnesses would not come forward in a trial...

2. Child cocaine exposure case goes forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-cocaine-exposure-case-goes-forward

A mother of young twins who reportedly tested positive for controlled substances is no longer a suspect, but Limassol police are charging her husband with multiple offences in an unusual case of pediatric exposure to cocaine...

3. Court battles brewing over COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-battles-brewing-over-covid-measures

Over a hundred complaints and counting are waiting to be heard in Cypriot courts against the government and members of its coronavirus task force, with legality issues being raised over pandemic measures including Safe Pass...

4. EU ready to claw back stolen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ready-to-claw-back-stolen-funds

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office goes to work next week, after the Council gave the green light this week for the first supranational independent agency to begin investigating and prosecuting crimes against the EU budget...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. Couple in child abuse to address court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-in-child-abuse-to-address-court

The parents in a child abuse criminal case in Limassol will address the court next month, after the two defendants made no effort to contest evidence during the prima facie stage...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. Syrian walks free after long detention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-walks-free-after-long-detention

A Syrian man was detained since May 2019 on terrorism charges won his appeal on Thursday, after the Supreme Court ruled that his detention had exceeded any valid period that had previously been justified on national security grounds...

12. 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...

13. Witness slip-up stuns court in Alexoui case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/witness-slip-up-stuns-court-in-alexoui-case

Prosecutors in the Alexoui case were forced to correct the record on Monday, in reference to a previous hearing when it emerged that their sole prosecution witness and victim had access to undisclosed information from a recent witness statement...

14. Cyprus unveils plan to tackle corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-plan-to-tackle-corruption

Cyprus’ fight against corruption is based on three pillars, President Anastasiades said Friday, announcing the eagerly-awaited steps the government will take in a bid to restore credibility to the Republic after its reputation was shattered by revelations of corruption through the nixed Citizenship-by-Investment Program (CIP)....

15. Cypriot hacker pleads guilty in Atlanta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hacker-pleads-guilty-in-atlanta

A Filipino-Cypriot young man who was extradited to the United States last year on cyber crime charges has pleaded guilty after reaching a plea agreement with federal prosecutors...

16. Police lose state fraud case in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-lose-state-fraud-case-in-limassol

Defendants in Limassol’s case involving an alleged scam with food stamps and housing vouchers for homeless persons walked free this week, after prosecutors said they were unable to bring witnesses forward to testify in court...

17. Prosecution against working mom suspended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecution-against-working-mom-suspended

The state’s attorney general has suspended criminal prosecution against a mother in Limassol, after a citizen took the woman’s young daughter to a police station saying she was found alone at a local park...

18. Experts assist in Cyprus' spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-assist-in-cyprus-spy-van-probe

Following months of sluggish investigation into Cyprus’ spy van, police investigators are reportedly in the process of drafting their final report while another expert is due to arrive on the island to lend a hand...

19. Man locked up for life in Ledras murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-locked-up-for-life-in-ledras-murder

A foreign man who was convicted of killing a 21-year-old Indian national during a clash in downtown Nicosia last June has been sentenced to life, with others also getting prison sentences for taking part in the attacks...

20. Supreme Court says Daniela case closed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-says-daniela-case-closed

The Supreme Court has refused to reopen Daniela Rosca’s murder case, a woman who was killed by intruders in her own home in Larnaca, while the convicted mastermind insists he has new information that could exonerate him...

21. Greek court rules Golden Dawn party criminal organization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-rules-golden-dawn-party-criminal-organization

A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering a landmark guilty verdict in a marathon five-year trial....

22. Bill to update definition of rape, tighten penalty to life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-to-update-definition-of-rape-tighten-penalty-to-life

A bill tightening the penalty for rape to life in prison is set to be tabled before Parliament next week....

23. Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-defend-use-of-firearm-in-traffic-stop

Questions have been raised in local media over the use of firearms by on-duty police officers, following an incident in Paphos when warning shots were fired during a traffic stop...

24. Tips trickle in on Paralimni school pranksters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tips-trickle-in-on-paralimni-school-pranksters

Police are learning valuable information that could crack wide open a shocking school prank in Paralimni, where animals were killed during a battlefield-style back-to-school display, but investigators say they want a larger pool of witnesses before they can identify perpetrators or even say whether non-students had been involved...

25. Chief Justice scolds bench in Alexoui case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chief-justice-scolds-bench-in-alexoui-case

A dissenting opinion written by the Supreme Court president pointed to “errors of principle” on Thursday, after a new appeal to get Alexoui and Rudolf out of remanded custody based on new facts was struck down again...

26. Nigerian students urged to avoid north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-urged-to-avoid-north

Nigeria is warning its citizens not to send their children to study in the northern part of Cyprus, citing lack of “conclusive investigations” in a number of student killings who were enrolled in Turkish Cypriot universities...

27. Potential witness in Alexoui case arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/potential-witness-in-alexoui-case-arrested

A drug case suspect and potential key witness in an ongoing attempted murder trial is in police custody, after serving time in the north before being handed over on Friday to authorities in the south...

28. Man gets 35 years in ‘all-in-one’ sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-35-years-in-‘all-in-one-sentence

A criminal court sentenced a man to a total of 35 years for taking part in two attempted murders in Larnaca and Ayia Napa...

29. Supreme Court orders Syrian man’s release

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-orders-syrian-man-s-release

An asylum seeker, who was detained on national security grounds and his application had been rejected, was ordered to walk free after the Supreme Court ruled state authorities had no legal basis to keep him locked up...

30. Parliament approves bills for tougher penalties for decree violators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-approves-bills-bringing-tougher-penalties-for-decree-violators

Parliament on Friday passed into law two bills providing for significantly higher penalties for businesses that violate coronavirus decrees....

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