News Local Six years imprisonment for 36-year-old Cypriot man who raped British woman

Six years imprisonment for 36-year-old Cypriot man who raped British woman

Larnaca Assize Court has sentenced a 36-year-old man from a Famagusta district village to six years in prison for the rape of a British woman back in July 4, 2017.

The 18-year-old woman at the time had accepted an offered ride from him to take her back to her Ayia Napa hotel.

Instead, he drove to the new Ayia Napa cemetery’s parking area where the rape took place. He then hit her, pushed her on the ground and drove away.

The young woman was partying with girlfriends at Makronisos beach before she ended up taking the bus by herself to go back to the hotel.

The bus stop was a short distance from the hotel but the man, who had just finished work, stopped and offered her a ride which she had accepted.

Top Stories

Access to Troodos controlled by Police

The Police announced that on the basis of the Health Ministry decrees aiming to contain the outbreak of the pandemic, tomorrow Sunday, access to...

129 new cases, four deaths announced on Saturday

The Health Ministry announced the death of four persons due to COVID-19. This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 183,...

Crowding at Troodos; lots of fines by police

Lots of traffic was today seen at Troodos. In order to maintain order but also to monitor that people respected the measures aiming to...

Where to get antigen rapid tests on Sunday 24 January

The Health Ministry announced the following antigen rapid test sites for Sunday, 24 January 2021:   LIMASSOL Parking place Lidl supermarket, Limassol 08:30-16:30 Glafkos Clerides Park, Germasoyia 08:30-16:30 Municipal...

Larry King dies at 87

Larry King dies at 87. Photo taken at his concert at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida on January 25, 2012. (Reuters)

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...