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49 year old health inspector arrested in Limassol

A 49 year old health inspector is under arrest in Limassol on suspicion of pocketing money collected from inspections of various catering establishments, Philenews reported on Wednesday.

It said that after an investigation, the Health Ministry had found that from the beginning of 2018 through to September 25, the employee had failed to deposit in the ministry’s account €12,900 in fees he had collected.

The ministry reported the case to the police and the man was arrested.

Police is investigating a case of theft from the state, abuse of power and money laundering. It will also extend its investigations to the previous years.

 

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