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Man held in child porn case

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A 60-year-old Larnaca man is under arrest on suspicion of possession and distribution of child pornography over the internet.

The cybercrime unit said it had received a tip-off from Europol concerning the sharing of files containing child sexual abuse using social media.

The unit said that after examinations, evidence emerged against the 60-year-old suspect and he was arrested on Wednesday, at his residence in Larnaca district.

Officers executing a search warrant of his home seized a mobile phone.

The case is being investigated by the cybercrime unit.

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