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Three arrested after 72kg cannabis found (updated)

Three people were arrested on Wednesday after police discovered boxes containing 72kg of cannabis in a storage locker in Limassol.

Police conducted a raid on the locker following a tip that four packages arriving from Greece at Limassol port contained drugs.

During the raid, police arrested two Larnaca residents, 31 and 36, for picking up the packages containing the drugs.

Following further investigation, police discovered a third person, at 27-year-old from Limassol, guided the two Larnaca suspects who were to deliver the packages to him.

The Limassol man was also arrested.

Police said they also received information about a fourth person involved in the case and are searching for him.


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