Cyprus Mail

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into detention centre

Limassol police HQ

Police arrested a 24-year-old man on Sunday after he was allegedly found trying to smuggle methamphetamine inside the detention cells at Limassol police station when visiting an detainee.

According to police, at around 5pm on Sunday, the suspect handed in a bag of food and a juice box for checking, which were meant for a 26-year-old being held there.

Police said they found 0.5 grammes of methamphetamine hidden inside the straw on the juice box.

The visitor was arrested. Subsequent investigations led to another arrest, this time a 25-year-old man.

Related posts

Coronavirus: Current controls ‘crucial’ for cases to plateau

Elias Hazou

Coronavirus: house prices set to fall, rents to rise

CM Guest Columnist

Coronavirus: Minister said people must drastically limit contact with others

Jean Christou

Coronavirus: One new death, 35 new cases, risk ‘extremely high’ virologist says (Updated)

Jean Christou

Coronavirus: two more cases in the north, 64 in total

Jonathan Shkurko

Coronavirus: Two BoC branches closed after confirmed cases diagnosed

Staff Reporter