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Police seize 1.2 kilos of cannabis, two suspects remanded (updated)

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Two people, both aged 21, were remanded for eight days by Larnaca District Court on Saturday after police said they seized around 1.2 kilos of cannabis following an operation in Larnaca on Friday afternoon.

Police said officers had intercepted a scooter at around 4.30pm after a tip off and found the rider, a 21-year-old man, in possession of some 1.2 kilos of cannabis.

Officers seized the drugs along with €220 in cash found on the suspect.

The man was arrested, as police searched the flat where he lives with a 21-year-old woman. During the search, police said they found eight grammes of cannabis and a grinder with traces of the drug.

In the woman’s car, officers found 47 grammes of cannabis and a precision scale. The woman was also arrested.

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