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Arrest made for gun threat at Paphos nightclub (update)

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Paphos police are continuing intensive investigations into a case of threats and illegal possession of a firearm that occurred outside a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday. Following the arrest of a 21-year-old man, who is allegedly involved in the case, the police secured testimony against a second person, aged 23, who was allegedly riding in the same vehicle with the assailant. The 23-year-old is wanted.

In the meantime, the first suspect arrested, appeared before the district court, which issued an eight-day detention order against him. The offenses being investigated against him are threats, illegal possession and transportation of firearms and explosives, as well as carrying a weapon to incite terror.

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