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Arrests after 25 kilos of cannabis found in sofa

Two men were arrested on Tuesday in connection with 25 kilograms of cannabis imported through Limassol port in a shipping container.

Drug squad spokesman Stelios Sergides said on receipt of the tip a team was dispatched to monitor a container, the contents of which were received on Tuesday by two individuals.

In collaboration with British base police (SBA) in Akrotiri, drug squad officers intercepted the the two men, who had boarded a car and a van along with the contents of the container. The suspects were stopped inside the SBA.

Following a search in the cars, a sofa was found to have been stuffed with over 25 kilos of cannabis.

The suspects, two Greek Cypriot males aged 44 and 47, were arrested by SBA police, and are expected to be handed over to Cyprus police, while investigations into other involved individuals are ongoing.



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