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Man remanded on suspicion of arranging sham marriages (updated)

Police arrested a man in connection with arranging fake marriages in Larnaca on Sunday evening.

Members of the immigration service carried out a search in an apartment owned by the suspect in Larnaca at 6pm.

They found marriage certificates from various municipalities, certificates of no impediment, blank apartment rental contracts and banknotes from several countries.

The owner of the flat was arrested and is expected to be remanded later on Monday by the Larnaca district court.

He reportedly denied any wrongdoing.

Appearing in Larnaca court on Monday, he was remanded for four days.

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