A 24 year old and a 33 year old man were jailed for six and two years respectively by Larnaca Criminal Court on Monday after they were found guilty of possessing 1.5 kilos of cocaine and conspiracy to commit an offemce.
The two men were arrested on May 25 last year as part of an YKAN (anti narcotics squad) operation. Acting on a tip off, officers had placed a location in the Larnaca district under surveillance where they spotted the two men arrive by car and place a nylon bag which was found to containe 1.5 kilos of cocaine in the ground. They were stopped and arrested by police as they drove off.
The court found the 24 year old guilty of illegal possession of drugs and the 33 year old guilty of conspiract to commit an offence.