Police on Tuesday arrested a 44-year-old man for possession of stolen property and illegal drugs.

According to Paphos head of CID, Michalis Nicolaou, traffic police stopped the vehicle driven by the man on Tombs of the Kings Avenue, shortly before 3am.

In the ensuing search, police found a handmade half-smoked cannabis cigarette, as well as 44 keys of various types, for which the suspect was unable to give adequate explanation.

The 44-year-old was arrested and charged in writing, to be summoned before court at a later date. He will remain detained for stolen property possession while the investigation continues.