Larnaca district court remanded a 31-year-old man for eight days after he was arrested at Larnaca airport when more than a kilogramme of methamphetamine was found concealed within his luggage.
Customs officials, collaborating with the anti-drug squad Ykan made the arrest on Sunday evening.
Upon inspecting the man’s belongings, customs officers discovered three wooden trays, concealing nine plastic packages containing a total of 1.26 kilograms of methamphetamine.
The suspect was immediately taken into custody on multiple charges, including illegal drug importation, drug possession, and intent to distribute. The case is currently under active investigation by the Larnaca district anti-narcotics unit.
“As the investigation unfolds, further details regarding the case will be revealed,” a police statement following the man’s arrest said.
“The authorities are committed to addressing drug-related issues within Cyprus, and this arrest underscores their efforts to combat illegal narcotics activities.”