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Man arrested after weapons found

A 22-year-old man was arrested on Saturday morning after Morphou traffic police found various weapons in his vehicle.

Traffic police stationed near Peristerona village in the Nicosia district stopped the 22-year-old driver in the early hours of Saturday for a standard check.

Police then searched his car and found a bat, a sharp metallic object, two brass knuckles, one set of handcuffs and a pocket knife, among other objects.

The 22-year-old was also found to be in the possession of untaxed tobacco in a 50 grammes container purchased from the north, for which he was fined.

Police charged the 22-year-old before releasing him.

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