Cyprus Mail

Police arrest man in arson investigation

Fire service (Cyprus Mail archives)

A Portuguese national was remanded in custody for eight days on Thursday on suspicion of setting fire to the home of a 54-year-old woman in Ypsonas, Limassol.

The 33-year-old suspect was arrested early on Thursday following allegations he had been threatening the British national who had hired him as a caretaker.

The blaze caused extensive damage to a bedroom.

The suspect denies any involvement.

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