News Local Strange recovery of stolen car in Paphos

Strange recovery of stolen car in Paphos

A very peculiar case unfolded on Monday night in Paphos.

The vehicle of a 25-year-old woman from Paphos that was stolen on August 25, was found by her friends parked outside a two-storey apartment building in Paphos.

The theft had not been reported to the police.

The woman upon finding out went to the spot where an altercation between her and a man demanding to know why she was checking out the car ensued.

The man later on became even more aggressive on seeing the police arrive to the scene, leading to his arrest.

On arrest he claimed he was assaulted by persons unknown to him and made a formal complaint.

The 42-year-old suspect was taken to Paphos hospital where the on-call doctor checked him over.

It was found that he had a head trauma and was admitted to hospital for observation.

The suspect is being investigated for cases of theft of a vehicle, possession of an assault rifle and carrying a knife, public nuisance and obstructing a police officer in the performance of his duties.

At the same time, police are investigating the 42-year-old’s assault complaint.

Top Stories

Two road accidents – Caution: Slippery ground due to rain

Two traffic accidents occurred on Friday afternoon on the highway. According to police, one happened near Alampra and the second near Lympia. It is noted that...

UPDATED – Two injured in Paris stabbing attack (live video & photos)

Two people were stabbed on Friday near the former offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris, a police source said. One of the...

COVID provides challenge for Customs officers

SBA Customs and Immigration officials have revealed measures relating to COVID-19 test certificates at the crossing points in Pergamos and Strovilia have led to...

Disagreements over simultaneous transmission of lessons for e-learning

All three educational organisations – the Pancyprian Greek Teachers Organisation (POED), the Secondary school teachers association (OELMEK) and the Association of Teachers of Technical...

Greece, Cyprus had highest number of dentists among EU states in 2018

Among the EU Member States, Greece and Cyprus had the highest numbers of licenced to practice dentists per 100,000 inhabitants in 2018, according to...

Taste

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...