Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

Arrest after man stopped with rifle cartridge at Paphos airport

Paphos airport

Police arrested a 20-year-old man for illegal possession and transportation of explosives at Paphos airport on Sunday.

During a routine search of his cabin bag, at around 2pm, the man was found to be carrying a 7.62mm military rifle cartridge.

The 20-year-old was supposed to board a plane to Thessaloniki with some friends, but was immediately arrested and remanded in custody, while his case is expected to be filed in court today.



Related posts

Cyprus Seeds calls for applications to fund research programmes

Jonathan Shkurko

Coronavirus: Doctor at Paphos hospital returns home after testing negative

Jonathan Shkurko

Coronavirus: Flight with repatriated Cypriots, and uniforms for health workers arrives

Coronavirus: Over 300 more people booked for being out without permission

Staff Reporter

Coronavirus: a message from the CM team (video)

Maria Gregory

Coronavirus: Cabinet to approve measures to mitigate prison overcrowding

Jonathan Shkurko