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Man caught transporting stolen car engines

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A 26-year-old man arrested for illegal possession of property will appear before the District Court of Nicosia on Monday.

According to  police, officers arrested the man on Sunday afternoon after a motorised patrol stopped his car on the Nicosia – Limassol highway.

Police searched the boot of the vehicle and found two car engines for which the 26-year-old could not provide adequate explanation, as a result of which he was arrested.

Further investigations established that the two engines had been stolen from an open space in a Nicosia village.

The Pera Chorio police station is investigating.

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