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Police officer suspected of forging sick notes (Updated)

A police officer wanted in connection with forging sick notes was arrested in Paphos on Thursday.

A warrant was issued against the 36-year-old man on Wednesday after he reportedly forged documents to secure sick leave between July 19 and August 27.

According to police he presented a total of 11 documents of which five were falsified, one was judged to be genuine and the other five are being investigated.

The suspect who is from Limassol and works for the Paphos police was questioned by fellow police officers after his arrest.

Police say they are considering taking disciplinary action and the possibility of suspending the officer.

 

 

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