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Paphos police clamp down on cannabis

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In the last three days, Paphos police caught two people driving under the influence and three others in possession of drugs.

According the police information, on Friday Paphos traffic police stopped a car driven by a 23-year-old and found him to be in possession of 82 grams of cannabis, a precision scale, and €1,170 in cash. The 23-year-old was placed under house arrest for three days.

On Saturday police on routine patrol stopped a 22-year-old electric moped driver for inspection. The 22-year-old man was found to be in possession of 0.86 grams of cannabis and tested positive in a drug test.

Also on Sunday police stopped another vehicle driven by a 23-year-old man with four passengers. The driver tested positive in a drug test and two hand-rolled cigarettes with traces of cannabis were found in the possession of a passenger. The case is under ongoing investigation by the Paphos police drugs squad.

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