Police on Friday arrested an 18-year-old resident of a village in the Nicosia district to facilitate investigations in an ongoing case of illegal possession of drugs, with the aim of supplying another person.

According to a police statement, members of the YKAN drug squad conducted a search today, pursuant to a court warrant, at the home of the 18-year-old, during which a quantity of cannabis, totalling about 130 grams, was located and seized.

Five pills, resembling ecstasy pills, and the sum of €6,930 were also found and seized.

The 18-year-old was arrested for an offence committed in the act and taken into custody to facilitate interrogations. YKAN (Morphou District Unit) is investigating the case.