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Man, 53, arrested for illegal possession of firearm and drugs

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A 53-year-old man was arrested for illegal possession of a firearm and drugs at the Ayios Dometios crossing point, police said early on Thursday.

He was arrested after drug squad found 290 grammes of cannabis, a revolver and 14 9mm cartridges during a search in his car at the Nicosia crossing point.

Officers transferred him to the offices of the drug squad where he made some allegations that are being investigated.

Police said the suspect will be remanded at the Nicosia district court later on Thursday.

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