Police arrested two men from Iran who tried to leave Cyprus using forged Czech passports, philenews reported.
The two men were due to leave the country on Friday for Britain, however officers at passport control noticed that the documents they were trying to use were forged.
Police interviewed the two, who admitted that the passports were fake. They also said that had entered Cyprus through the occupied area, from where they bought the passports, paying hundreds of euro.
The two men have been placed in police custody.