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67 year old man in custody over Arakapas fire

 

In the framework of an investigation on the Arakapas fire, which set off a blaze that expanded to the Larnaca district and left a trail of destruction, a 67 year old man was arrested and remanded in custody by the district court in Limassol.

He was arrested following an eye witness account that he was burning weeds in a field he owns very near where the fire broke out.

According to Philenews sources he denies any involvement, saying that he had gone to his field, but left before the blaze started.

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