News Local Paphos: Suspects wreck police station while in custody

Paphos: Suspects wreck police station while in custody

 

Two men arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property are due in court today to be remanded in custody for wrecking Paphos police station, philenews reports.

It said the two, a 35 year old Cypriot and a 32 year old foreign national, both Paphos residents caused considerable damage to the police station where they had been taken after their arrest.

The incident occurred on Monday night when the two were taken to the station after police officers who searched their home found two laptops for which they could not give adequate explanation and which are suspected of being stolen.

But once at the police station, they started breaking the windows, damaged the walls, equipment and the ceiling and assaulted the police officers who intervened to stop them

They were finally immoblised by other police officers who came to help and were arrested. They are due in court for the damage caused.

 

Top Stories

Rain on the way all across Cyprus, snow on Troodos mountain

Rain all across Cyprus is on the way and so is snowfall on Troodos mountain, according to the Mediterranean island’s Met Office. The depth of...

Cyprus’ municipal solid waste per inhabitant among highest in EU

Cyprus' municipal solid waste per inhabitant is one of the highest in the EU, according to data released on Tuesday by the island's Statistical...

Help desk for “CyprusFlightPass” e-platform in operation as of Monday

A help desk assisting passengers who intend to travel to Cyprus from abroad and may have queries regarding the use of the e-platform “CyprusFlightPass”...

UK to unveil hotel quarantine plans, public told not to book vacations

Britain will announce on Tuesday whether it will bring in mandatory quarantine in hotels for some or all arrivals, the country's coronavirus vaccination minister...

Sokratis joins Olympiakos after Arsenal exit

Former Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos has joined Olympiakos Piraeus on a deal until the end of the 2022-23 season, the Greek Super League champions...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...