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Turkish Cypriot fined for bringing in snails

Ten kilos of snails were found in the car of a Turkish Cypriot when he tried to transport them from the occupied areas to the south, customs said.

On Wednesday morning, police in Pyla stopped a vehicle which was driven by a Turkish Cypriot man from Vatili and discovered the snails.

The driver was taken to the customs department where he was fined €100. The

snails were seized in order to be destroyed.

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