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Man remanded over car arson (Updated)

A 22-year-old man was remanded for two days on Wednesday afternoon in connection with a car arson in Larnaca on August 2.

According to the police, around 3.30am on August 2, a fire started on a car belonging to a 42-year-old man which was parked in the garage of an apartment building in Larnaca.

The fire department managed to extinguish the fire, however the police found evidence pointing to arson.

He was arrested on Tuesday and appeared in Larnaca district court on Wednesday.

However, the young man complained about a health issue and was transferred to Larnaca General where he was examined and hospitalised.

The Larnaca district court met at Larnaca General hospital and after a brief hearing remanded him for two days.

A 43-year-old man was also arrested on August 16 in connection with the case.

 



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