New British Bases Police Chief sworn in  

New British Bases Police Chief Constable Stephen Jupp was officially sworn in during an official ceremony at Episkopi’s Officers Mess before starting the job on December 4. The new chief, currently the

Six months jail for Cypriot possessing knife

A 24-year-old Greek Cypriot man was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment by the British Base Area Court in Episkopi after being arrested in Trachoni for knife possession on October 25. UK Bases

UK Bases arrests for bird trapping, poaching

A Greek Cypriot man from Xylophagou faces fines of up to €6,000 following his arrest for possessing active mistnets and protected Ambelopoulia (black caps) stored frozen in his home refrigerator. Sovereign Base

British Bases takes fight to bird trappers

With one month to go until the illegal bird trapping season begins, British Bases Police said more investment in detection technology is on its way to reduce the number of Ambelopulia snared

UK bases conduct sea-safety checks

The British Bases Police conducted a three-day seashore campaign at Lady’s Mile and Curium Beach, leading to the arrest of one individual, multiple fixed penalties and written cautions. During the campaign –

Syrian people smugglers jailed by UK bases

Syrian members of an organised crime group attempting to smuggle Middle Eastern and African nationals into Cyprus through the British Bases have been jailed for a combined three years. Two Syrian nationals

UK bases marine unit saves family

A father and his two sons were rescued from the water off Ormidhia by British Bases Police Marine Unit after their boat broke free of its anchor and drifted away. Bases police

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