Justice reform catching up, are police?

Justice reform, a long-overdue process to slash legal proceedings by half the time and decongest the courts, is begrudgingly getting underway, but Cypriots have lost confidence and trust in public institutions. Historical

Drug squad chief suspended in prisongate

A senior police officer has been suspended due to an alleged blackmail attempt against central prisons governor Anna Aristotelous and a female colleague with a compromising video. According to local media, the

Yiannaki pleads not guilty to forging CV 

The controversial former volunteerism commissioner Yiannis Yiannaki has pleaded not guilty to eight charges of forging his academic documents, which landed him well-paid jobs in the government. The former commissioner appeared before

84-year-old confesses killing his wife

An 84-year-old Limassol man confessed to killing his 82-year-old wife with a hammer after a heated argument on Monday, police said. According to the head of the Limassol Criminal Investigation Department, Lefteris

70-year-old gets 10 years for rape

A 70-year-old man was sentenced to ten years in prison for systematically raping a female worker from India and attempting to rape a second woman from Nepal. On Tuesday, the Larnaca Criminal

More children involved in drug cases

Authorities are concerned over a dramatic increase in hard drugs seized in police raids, such as cocaine, and children involved in drug cases. According to a report compiled by the police’s Drug

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