A total of 29 people have been convicted by the Paphos district court since the start of the year after they were all found guilty in cases of forgery and impersonation.

According to Paphos police chief Nikos Tsapis, the 29 convicts are all third country nationals stemming from Europe, Asia and Africa, and they were caught with forged documents while they were attempting to leave Cyprus.

All of them were brought before the Paphos district court and sentenced to jail for a minimum of three months.