Larnaca police on Tuesday arrested two men in order to facilitate investigations into the seizure of drugs and weapons discovered in the Larnaca and Nicosia districts last month.

On January 29 and 30 police carried out a coordinated operation in the two districts during which a gun, a number of cartridges, half a kilo of explosives, two detonators, 2,5 kilos of cannabis and various other items were found.

Evidence pointed to the involvement of the two men, a 32-year-old and a 36-year-old, who were arrested on Tuesday in Larnaca.