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Paphos court issues 8-day remand order for drug offences

Paphos District Court issued an 8-day remand order against a 50-year old man, following the discovery of 47 cannabis plants in his house.

Police are investigating a case concerning illegal cultivation of cannabis, illegal possession of drugs with intent to supply other persons and illegal possession and use of drugs.

The man was arrested on Friday in a village in Paphos district after police found in the house he resides the cannabis plants.

Police said the drug squad, having gathered and evaluated information, obtained a search warrant for the man’s house, during which police officers found the 47 cannabis plants, 10 to 150 cm high.

Paphos drug squad continues its investigations into the case.

 

 

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