A 70-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday afternoon after a search of his home revelaed he was growing cannabis.
After receiving a warrant, members of the drugs squad went to the man’s house in Nicosia.
As the search began the pensioner showed police officers three cannabis plants that were between 1m and 1.5m that were growing in his back yard.
He also handed over a bag that had 1g of what is believed to be cannabis inside.
The man was arrested and held in police custody while officers continued their investigations.