Nine people were arrested to facilitate investigations into the discovery of the body of a student in Mia Milia, Nicosia, Turkish Cypriot media report.
The nine, all foreigners, were arrested after police raided a house in Kioneli.
According to Kibris, a rental vehicle believed to have been used in the incident was found in the garden of the house.
The victim was identified as a Nigerian national.
His body was found on Friday morning in a forest near the “Cyprus International University.”
He had been severely beaten and had cuts on his body.