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Arrest after gunshots fires outside Paphos nightclub

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A 21-year-old man was remanded for eight days on Monday by the Paphos district court over a case involving the threat of physical violence, illegal possession and transportation of a firearm and explosives, as well as carrying a weapon to incite terror.

According to police, the man was arrested on Sunday.

The case was reported to the police by a staff member of a Paphos nightclub, who works at the club entrance.

According to his report at around 3 am on Sunday unknown people got into a fight inside the club and with the intervention of security guards, those involved were kicked out.

On their way out, one of the men involved in the fight allegedly approached the complainant and made threats against his life.

After a few minutes, the complainant was at the entrance of the nightclub and heard four gunshots, which appeared to come from a parked car nearby. After the shots were fired, the vehicle sped off.

Police patrols immediately arrived and a young man outside the nightclub, was pointed out to the police as the person responsible for the threats against the complainant.

An arrest warrant was issued against him.


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