Paphos police arrested a man on Monday night upon his arrival on the island for a holiday.

The man, a UK national, was previously wanted for causing grievous bodily harm in an incident eight years ago. He was immediately arrested upon arrival at Paphos airport and held in custody for the night.

According to the police, the offense was committed in 2015 when the man allegedly caused serious bodily harm to another man in Geroskipou following a brawl with a local.

The case in under ongoing investigation by Paphos CID.