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Teen arrested for driving under influence of drugs

Police arrested a 17-year-old youth driving under the influence of drugs late on Monday in Paphos.

The boy was riding an electric scooter on Thalassinon Spilion avenue in Peyia around 8pm, when police stopped him for a check.

A small quantity of cannabis was found in his possession, police said.

The teenager also tested positive in a preliminary narcotest, while a second sample was taken to be examined by the general state laboratory.

Police said they charged him in writing and was released pending his court appearance.

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