Nicosia district court remanded a 46-year-old man from the village of Evrychou for five days after he was reportedly showing off a Beretta pistol at his local coffee shop.
Officers visited the man later at his home and searched it. They found and confiscated the pistol, its case and 90 bullets and a blank cartridge cap.
The man was arrested for illegally possessing a pistol, and held for questioning. Morphou police station is investigating the case.