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Cocaine seized at airport

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LARNACA district court remanded a 19-year-old Romanian man on Thursday after he was arrested on Wednesday afternoon at Larnaca airport with 1.7 kg of a substance believed to be cocaine in his luggage.

According to police spokesman Andreas Angelides the police had been tipped off that the 19-year-old was attempting to bring drugs into the country. He was stopped after arriving from Athens and his luggage checked during which officers found just over 1.7 kg of what they believe to be cocaine in three separate containers, Angelides added.

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