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Arrest after man stabs neighbour with knife

A 42-year-old man suspected of stabbing a neighbour with a knife was remanded for five days on Friday by the Paphos court.

According to police, the suspect went to his neighbour’s house at around midnight and quarreled with two men there aged 36 and 47.

During the fight he allegedly took a knife from the kitchen and stabbed the hand of the 47-year-old. After causing damage of €1,000 to the house he fled.

The two men who managed to hide in a bedroom and alerted police.

Police officers found the 42-year-old intoxicated in the Tomb of the Kings area and arrested him for causing bodily harm.

The injured man was taken to the A&E department of Paphos hospital where he was treated for injuries to his hand.

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