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Five held on suspicion of setting up meth lab referred to trial

Five individuals held on suspicion of trying to set up a meth lab were on Friday referred to the Limassol criminal court for trial.

The first hearing was scheduled for September 2.

The three men, aged 31, 26, and 27, and two women, 35 and 23, were arrested while in the early stages of setting up a meth lab, police said.

Authorities continue to seek a 29-year-old man in connection with the case who is also suspected of being involved in the disappearance of Syrian national Ahmed Zaidan, 31.

Zaidan was last seen in Limassol on February 14.

The five face 27 counts including conspiracy to commit felony, participation in a criminal organisation, illegal possession and use of controlled drugs, possession of controlled drugs with intent to supply, possession of substances used to manufacture drugs, and money laundering.



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