A 21-year-old man from Nepal has been remanded in custody for eight days in connection with the stabbing death of his roommate, also from Nepal, in the village of Evrihou on Tuesday evening.
The suspect surrendered to police after the incident and reportedly told officers he killed his roommate with a kitchen knife during a row.
Police have recovered the knife.
Reports said the suspect claimed the fight was over the house chores though police will looking into the allegation.
Several others were staying in the house, all students in Nicosia.