Limassol court on Monday remanded for eight days a 22-year-old man in connection with possession and intent to supply cannabis.
At around 11.30pm on Sunday, following a tip-off that drugs were being sold, Limassol drug squad secured a judicial warrant and carried out a search of the Mesa Yitonia home of the man. Inside the house they found and seized as evidence, three grinders used to crush cannabis with traces of the drug in them.
A further search of the man’s car, which was parked outside his residence, yielded four nylon bags containing a total of 4.8 kg of the drug.
The 22-year-old, was taken to the Limassol offices of the drug squad where he was arrested under a judicial warrant and detained to facilitate investigations.
The suspect, who was known to police after coming to their attention for similar, if smaller amounts, is reported to having admitted to the drugs belong to him.