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Man arrested in connection with car arson

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Police on Thursday arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with a case of car arson in Simou, near Paphos.

According to Paphos police spokesperson Michalis Nicolaou, a car caught fire at around 1.50am on Thursday, prompting the intervention of the fire service to put it out.

The vehicle was extensively damaged and scene was cordoned off. Preliminary investigations indicated that the fire was set maliciously.

After questioning the owner of the car, a warrant was issued against a 28-year-old, who was later found and arrested. He is due to appear in court.

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