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Two special constables arrested in Paphos after threats against police chief

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Two special constables in Paphos have been arrested, one for allegedly making threats against the city’s police chief on social media.

According to police, the first suspect aged 41 is being investigated for threats of violence, written threats, corruption, abuse of power, and sending insulting and threatening messages.

In connection with the same case, a second special constable, also aged 41, was arrested in connection with crimes relating to breach of official secrecy and conspiracy to commit a misdemeanour.

Both cases are being investigated by Paphos CID

Reports said the threats were made on Facebook against Paphos Police Chief Nicos Pentaras.

According to CNA, the two constables were arrested after a 55-year-old man implicated them. He had been arrested on Saturday and was charged and released.

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