Cyprus Mail
Crime News in Brief

Paphos bar torched

A bar in Paphos, owned by a 50-year-old businessman, was torched at dawn, while another establishment owned by the same man was doused in a flammable liquid but not set alight later in the day, police said on Tuesday.

According to a police report, a fire at the beachfront Splash Bar in Paphos was reported early on Tuesday morning. The bar had been closed over the last three months.

The bar, a 20-by-20 metre wood and metal structure, was completely destroyed by the fire, which police said was set deliberately.

No insurance had been taken out on the business.

Shortly before noon, while the bar’s owners were still estimating their losses from the arson, they realised that a second establishment they own nearby had been broken into and doused with a flammable liquid, but, for reasons as yet unknown, the burglars did not torch.

Related posts

Man remanded on suspicion of arranging sham marriages (updated)

Annette Chrysostomou

Remand for mast damage in April

Katy Turner

Arrest after motorcyclist stopped with 1kg of cannabis

Katy Turner

Man remanded over bag snatch

George Psyllides

Man arrested after four days on the run

Peter Michael

Suspect given more time to answer manslaughter charge

George Psyllides


Comments are closed.