Police say gangland murders ‘connected’

The police are now convinced that the same mastermind is responsible for both recent gangland murders, those of Thanasis Kalogeropoulos in Limassol and Alexis Mavromichalis in Nicosia, according to local media reports.

Digital tracker for offending motorists

Cyprus police are preparing a digital application-linked data platform containing the details of drivers caught breaking traffic rules by speed cameras to track down offenders. In comments to the Financial Mirror, the

Nearly 8,000 illegal migrants deported

Some 16 third-country nationals who resided illegally in Cyprus were identified and arrested during a recent coordinated police operation. As part of efforts to return third-country nationals to their countries of origin,

Gangland murders ‘not connected’

Police say the two gangland murders – in Limassol and Nicosia – that shocked the island are not connected, as they make headway in one of the cases. In an interview with

Police reform locked away

With about 5,000 officers, one would expect Cyprus police to be better equipped, with the right personnel, to anticipate, if not to deter, the double underworld killings, one of which could have


Police under pressure after gangland murders

Law enforcement is still grappling with the motives behind two separate gangland killings that occurred just 37 hours apart. Despite their efforts to chart out the hitmen’s tactics and escape strategies, the

Police seize record 500k synthetic drugs

Cypriot authorities have seized half a tonne of synthetic narcotics, the largest quantity ever found in Cyprus. According to police spokesperson Christos Andreou, the synthetic narcotic substance is methadone, found in a

Police ‘weakly enforcing’ bird poaching laws

A conservation group claim that police have been lax in cracking down on criminal gangs that illegally trap migratory songbirds to supply restaurants, although the poaching has declined overall. Tassos Shialis, a spokesperson

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