News Local Three drug arrests in Famagusta area

Three drug arrests in Famagusta area

Three men — a 29 year old and two 32 year olds were arrested on Sunday evening in the free Famagusta district by the drug squad and are expected to be remanded in custody today.

The 29 year old from Sotira was arrested after a tip off. Police placed his car under surveillance and followed him to where he parked in an open space near the Liopetri river area.

A car driven by the 32 year old from Avgorou stopped next to the car, and then both drove off.

The drug squad stopped the car of the 29 year old and found 5 grams of cocaine in a three nylon bags and the driver was arrested.

As police approached the house to search it, the 32 year old arrived and despite attempting to get away was stopped. With him was another 32 year old from Xylophagou. In their car, police found 5 grams of cannabis and €3,300.

The three are under arrest but are refusing to give a statement. They are are expected to appear before court on Monday to be remanded in custody.

The 32 year old driver of the second car also tested positive in a drugs test.

Top Stories

12-new covid cases at the same levels, nothing from abroad or schools

  12 new cases of Covid-19 were detected in Cyprus over the past 24 hours out of a total of 3 thousand 338 diagnostic tests. The...

Cyprus extends support to Armenia as FM calls counterpart

  Cyprus has expressed its deep concern over the escalating situation in Nagorno Karabakh over the past 48 hours and condemned 'the Azeri violation of...

International concern over Karabakh, as energy corridor is threatened (latest)

  Clashes erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the volatile Nagorno-Karabakh region, reigniting concern about instability in the South Caucasus, a corridor for pipelines transporting...

38 C on Monday, close to 40 C on Tuesday, cooler on Wednesday

The warm air current affecting the island will take temperatures a touch under August levels over the next 48 hours, with 38 C on...

War fears in Karabakh as Armenia and Azerbaijan clash with civilian casualties

  Armenia declared martial law and mobilised its male population after clashes with Azerbaijan over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region in which sources on both sides...

Taste

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...